Lot 255. Roy Lichtenstein

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Auction date:30.11.2018   14:00
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Lot 255Roy Lichtenstein
(1923 New York - 1997, ibid.)
"Wallpaper with Blue Floor Interior". Original title
Color Serigraph On Paper (On Paper Technologies, Inc., Waterleaf), in 5 Panels, 1992. On the 4. Panel with a silver felt-tip pen sign & numbered 62/300; total edition 363 Expl.; Printed at La Paloma, Los Angeles; published by Gemini G. E. L., Los Angeles. CR. Corlett 260. "Wallpaper with Blue Floor Interior" is the largest graphic work in the Oeuvre of the artist and is part of a series of works in which Lichtenstein the theme of the domestic interior for investigation, in accordance with the Pop Art theme that as an art -motif can be anything that surrounds us daily. Its the beginning of the 1990s, resulting, in part, to the monumental "Interiors"series of paintings and graphics based on tiny s of interiors (including kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms) in View, the cutting of the artists from the industry phone books from Rome. Suggestion the furniture was advertising he had seen in 1989 on a Billboard outside of Rome. Back in New York, Lichtenstein began with his "Interiors"series, where he nachschöpfend to the ads detailed-oriented and absurd artificially staged living spaces. His "Interiors" mirror of reality, the imagination, reaching into material possessions. This composition also in "Wallpaper with Blue Floor Interior" shows a modern room as a fictitious "image Wallpaper" with a multitude of Patterns and reflections in the luxury and comfort. Panels, respectively, to approximately 260 cm x 76.5 cm; overall dimensions approx 260 cm x 382 cm. Frame.
General Lit.: Kat. Roy Lichtenstein. The Retrospective Of His Work. Munich & Hamburg, 1994/95, p. 300 et seq.
Provenance: Collection Of Dr. Gabriele Lüth, Hannover, Germany.
Serigraph (screenprint) in colours, on five panels of paper, 1992. Hand-signed, numbered 62/300 and dated with silver marker on fourth panel. Catalogue raisonée Corlett, no. 260.

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