Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

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May 8th, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Hot Dog with Mustard, 1963. Oil on canvas. 45.7 x 121.9 cm (18 x 48 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Aaron I. Fleischman.

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Nude with Street Scene, 1995. Oil on Magna on canvas. 121.9 x 171.5 cm (48 x 67 1/2 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Collection Simonyi.

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Ohhh…Alright…, 1964. Oil and Magna on canvas. 91.4 x 96.5 cm (36 x 38 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Private Collection.

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). The Ring (Engagement), 1962. Oil on canvas. 121.9 x 177.8 cm (48 x 70 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Stefan T. Edlis Collection.

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Keds, 1961. Oil on canvas. 123.2 x 88.3 cm (48.5 x 34.75 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. The Robert B. Mayer Family Collection, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Masterpiece, 1962. Oil on canvas. 137.2 x 137.2 cm (54 x 54 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Agnes Gund Collection, New York.

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Oh, Jeff...I Love You, Too...But…, 1964. Oil and Magna on canvas. 121.9 x 121.9 cm (48 x 48 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Collection Simonyi.

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Untitled, 1959. Oil on canvas. 86.5 x 71.3 cm (34.0625 x 28.0625 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Private Collection.

 

La exposición más completa jamás dedicada a Roy Lichtenstein demuestra el poder visionario del pop. Roy Lichtenstein: Una retrospectiva, que cuenta con más de 160 obras del artista estadounidense influyente, se estrena en el Art Institute de Chicago el 16 de mayo de 2012 y viaja a Washington D.C., Londres y París.

Whaam! Bratatat! Varoom! El Instituto de Arte de Chicago explota este verano con la energía de Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997, Nueva York) en la mayor exposición del artista seminal del Pop hasta la fecha. Más de 160 obras de Lichtenstein, de lo familiar a lo completamente inesperado, se podrá ver en el primero de los dos únicos lugares de América para Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective. La muestra reúne dibujos nunca antes vistos, pinturas y esculturas; esta exposición presenta la más profunda exploración del estilo-firma de Lichtenstein y sus numerosas aplicaciones a través de una de las carreras más prolíficas de arte del siglo 20.

El resultado es un deslumbrante despliegue de color y dinamismo, que atraviesa los movimientos históricos de arte, anuncios en revistas y los cómics, los desnudos y los héroes, el mar y el cielo. Roy Lichtenstein: Una retrospectiva está programado para ser una exposición monumental que capta el poder del pop con obras de arte frescas y revolucionarias como lo fueron hace 50 años. Bank of America es el patrocinador mundial de la exposición.

Tras su presentación en el Instituto de Arte de Chicago, desde el 16 de mayo al día 3 de septiembre, 2012, Roy Lichtenstein: Una retrospectiva viajará a la National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (14 octubre, 2012 hasta el 13 de enero, 2013), la Tate Modern, Londres (21 febrero-27 mayo 2013), y el Centro Pompidou de París (3 julio a 4 noviembre, 2013).

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The most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to Roy Lichtenstein proves the prescient power of Pop. Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, which features more than 160 works by the influential American artist, premiers at the Art Institute of Chicago May the 16th, 2012 and it travels to Washington D.C., London and Paris.

Whaam! Bratatat! Varoom! The Art Institute of Chicago explodes this summer with the energy of Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997, New York City) in the largest exhibition of the seminal Pop artist to date. More than 160 of Lichtenstein's works, from the familiar to the completely unexpected, will be on view in the first of only two American venues for Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective. Bringing together never-before-seen drawings, paintings, and sculpture, this exhibition presents the deepest exploration of Lichtenstein's signature style and its myriad applications across one of the most prolific careers in 20th-century art.

The result is a dazzling array of color and dynamism, traversing art historical movements, magazine advertisements and comics, nudes and heroes, sea and sky. Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective is slated to be a monumental exhibition that captures the power of Pop with works of art as fresh and revolutionary as they were 50 years ago. Bank of America is the Global Sponsor of the exhibition.

Following its presentation at the Art Institute, from May 16 to September 3, 2012, Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective will travel to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (October 14, 2012–January 13, 2013); the Tate Modern, London (February 21–May 27, 2013); and the Centre Pompidou in Paris (July 3–November 4, 2013).