Allan, Ben. “Roy Lichtenstein.” Zippi.co.uk, Zippi, 23 Feb. 2015, - techniques/ . “Roy Lichtenstein Biography.” Biography, A & E Television Networks, 2017, . ROY LICHTENSTEIN AS AN ARTIST In the late 1940s, Roy Lichtenstein exhibited his art in Cleveland, New York City, and other galleries nationwide. During the 1950s, he was inspired by mythology, American history and folklore and began experimenting with different subjects and methods. He began combining commentaries of American popular culture with reactions to the recent success of Abstract Expressionist paintings such as Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning in the 1960s. However, instead of painting abstract, he used images directly from comic books and advertising and imitated the mechanical printing used for commercial art. His works featured images from comic books, cartoon characters such as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, and advertisements for food and household products. However, his pop art, same like others, triggered debates and
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