Art goes Pop!
Roy Lichtenstein is considered one of the leading protagonists of Pop Art. In the 1960s he caused a furore in the art world with his magnified comic-strip motifs of Mickey Mouse, blondes and superheroes. Using the Ben-Day dots that became his hallmark, he lent his art works the appearance of anonymous, commercial reproductions, and with his loud, colorful images, destroyed the myth of solitary and sublime art.
ANSICHTEN no. 12 takes an in-depth look at the work of Roy Lichtenstein. Detailed descriptions, technical data, special features, background information, and questions of interpretation all fall within the scope of this booklet.
The ANSICHTEN (‘VIEWS’) series has been created for art lovers and teachers. Packed with insights, the series allows you to explore the works in the Fondation Beyeler in greater depth.
Each ANSICHTEN volume also contains a section specifically designed for art educators. This part of the book suggests ideas for practical exercises and experiments that can be performed in the museum, in the classroom or at home.
The ANSICHTEN series published by the Fondation Beyeler is an enjoyable and entertaining way of deepening your knowledge of a work of art.