In the car by Roy Lichtenstein greeting card

In the car by Roy Lichtenstein greeting card

£2.99

Vibrant single greeting card featuring the artwork In the Car by American artist Roy Lichtenstein from the National Galleries of Scotland Collection.

This painting is one of a series from the early 1960s in which Lichtenstein deals with the theme of romance. He would paint his works on a monumental scale, much enlarged from his original source material of comic-strip illustrations.

This work is based on an image from the comic Girls' Romances. The original illustration included a thought bubble which read, 'I vowed to myself I would not miss my appointment – That I would not go riding with him – Yet before I knew it…' His paintings present archetypal images of contemporary America, simultaneously glamorous, mundane, dramatic and impersonal.

Roy Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement.

Packaged with white envelope in cello bag and printed on 300gsm paper

Image credit © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein/DACS 2015

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