Roy Lichtenstein, Lasting Influence, Moco Museum Amsterdam, Pop Art

Roy Lichtenstein Amsterdam – 3D installation room

What’s behind Roy Lichtenstein’s work?

Lichtenstein’s art seems ‘easy’ to understand. But beneath the surface it is an intellectual, rationalistic art, premeditated and realised through a complex process of a deconstruction and reconstruction of the image: bold lines associated with flat colours, thousands of regular dots, a magnified halftone screen that suggests the idea of chiaroscuro and even the impression of reflections of light.

Right from the start, Roy Lichtenstein’s sophisticated art has had been an uninterrupted force of seduction impacting visual culture and communication, and will continue to do so for a long time to come.

Roy Lichtenstein in Amsterdam

One of the first American pop-art artists can be seen at Moco Museum in Amsterdam. And that is Roy Lichtenstein. He inspires all generations with his cartoon style artworks.

Roy Lichtenstein was born in New York, but is from Duits-Joodse origin. In the fifties he started to make art, and only ten years later he started his cartoon artworks for which he is famous until today. Come and see Roy Lichtensteins’ 3d room in Amsterdam.

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