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Roy Lichtenstein
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screenprint
1996

An original hand-signed Roy Lichtenstein screenprint print.

1996

Original screenprint in seven colors (white, light blue, light green, light yellow, dark red, dark blue, black) in seven runs from seven screens on 300-gram Somerset textured wove paper

Hand-signed and dated in the margin below the image lower right rf Lichtenstein 96. 

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 150 (there were 32 additional proofs of various types, for an overall edition of 182), numbered in pencil in the margin lower center.  Published by the artist in collaboration with the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York; printed by Jean-Yves Noblet and Peter Mattsson at Noblet Serigraphie, Inc, New York.

Catalog: Corlett 305.

19 5/8 x 13 ¼ inches

Sheet Size: 25 7/8 x 19 inches

This edition was produced as a benefit for the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), New York.  Lichtenstein served on the BAM board from 1984 to 1987.  His support for the institution also included the creation of the brushstroke image for its Next Wave Festival poster in 1983 as well as his contribution to The Brooklyn Academy of Music 125th Anniversary Portfolio.

Other artists who have created prints to support BAM programs include Jennifer Bartlett, Louise Bourgeois, Francesco Clemente, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Richard Estes, Eric Fischl, Ilya Kabakov, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Ryman, David Salle, Kenny Scharf, Julian Schnabel, Kiki Smith, Keith Sonnier, Donald Sultan, and Tom Wesselmann.