The piece’s present location is the Arkansas Arts Center, and its original location is the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The piece is acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen, and it can only be seen from one side because it is hanging on the wall....
Lichtenstein's emphasis on methods of mechanical reproduction - particularly through his signature use of Ben-Day dots - highlighted one of the central lessons of Pop art, that all forms of communication, all messages, are filtered through codes or languages.
Arguably, he learned his appreciation of the value of codes from his early work, which drew on an eclectic range of modern painting.
Whereas most believed this should be achieved with abstract art, Lichtenstein here demonstrated that one could achieve it just as well by borrowing from low culture.
Oil on canvas, © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein In the early 1960s, Lichtenstein gained renown as a leading Pop artist for paintings sourced from comic books, specifically DC Comics.Rowlux and oil on paper, © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein - Kunstmuseum, St.- Biography The American artist, Andy Warhol, was one of the major influential artists in the late 20th century, during the pop art movement.[tags: Pop Art Movement, Andy Warhol, Influencial Artists] - The works of our century are the mirrors of our predicament produced by some of the most sensitive minds of our time.In the light of our predicament we must look at the works of contemporary art, and conversely, in the light of contemporary art we must look at our predicament.At a later stage he would begin to focus on the generic human figures that appeared in cartoons of the period, but, early on, he chose immediately recognizable characters such as Mickey Mouse and Popeye (here, Popeye appears with his rival Bluto).Some have suggested that Popeye's punch was intended as a sly response to one of the reigning ideas in contemporary art criticism that a picture's design should make an immediate visual impact.Warhol wanted to be a painter but is most famous for his silk screen prints.Warhol’s life is very interesting from his birth, to his big break to his influence on the art world after he passed.[tags: Color, Blue, Sandro Botticelli, Andy Warhol] - Pop of Pop Art Andy Warhol is the pop of pop art.Andy changed the way artists and spectators perceived art.