Lithograph - Signed - AP 8/10 - with frame - 1994
|Title of artwork:||Bedroom face with Lichtenstein|
|Sold with frame:||Yes|
AP (Artist Proof) No. 8 of 10, further edition of 65 copies.
Born 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio, died December 2004 during heart surgery in New York.
American painter, graphic- and object artist.
Lived and worked in New York.
Leading exponent of pop art.
1949, Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio
1951, studied psychology at the University of Cincinnati, and was then at the Art Academy of Cincinnati
1952-54, military service.
1956-59, studied at Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture, New York.
1961, first solo exhibition at the Tanager Gallery, New York
1962, participated in the exhibition ‘The Figure’ at the Museum of Modern Art, New York
1963, participated in the exhibition ‘Pop Goes the East’ at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston
1965, participated in the exhibition ‘Young America 1965’ at the Whitney Museum, New York
1970 and 1974, touring exhibition of the United States.
1974, participated in the exhibition ‘American Pop Art’ at the Whitney Museum, New York.
1976, participated in the exhibition ‘Illusion of reality at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. Wesselmann produced art similar to the imagery of other ‘pop artists’ widely distributed by the mass media (advertising brochures, posters, film and television imagery). Alongside his collages, he most notably further developed the assemblage technique by Robert Rauschenberg. From the resulting synthesis of the wall of paintings and the environment, he created tableaus of objects.
Condition: there are three small age-related mildew stains on the lower paper (not on the motif).
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