National Gallery of Art - EXHIBITIONS
Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective
October 14, 2012–January 13, 2013

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Conversations with Artists Series: Roy Lichtenstein
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Image: Roy Lichtenstein, Look Mickey, 1961, Dorothy and Roy Lichtenstein, Gift of the Artist, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of ArtIn the first major exhibition since Roy Lichtenstein's death in 1997, more than 100 of the artist's greatest paintings from all periods of his career will be presented along with a selection of related drawings and sculptures. This retrospective presents Lichtenstein's expansive legacy, including the classic early pop paintings based on advertisements and comic-book treatments of war and romance, his versions of paintings by the modern masters, and series including Brushstrokes, Mirrors, Artist's Studios, Nudes, and Landscapes in the Chinese Style. Over the course of his career, Lichtenstein's work has been the subject of more than 240 solo exhibitions, the last full survey having been organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 1993.

Organization: Organized by the Art Institute of Chicago and Tate Modern, London, in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Sponsor: Bank of America is proud to be the global sponsor.

The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation is the foundation sponsor.

The exhibition is made possible by Altria Group.

The Exhibition Circle of the National Gallery of Art is also supporting the exhibition.

The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Schedule: The Art Institute of Chicago, May 16–September 3, 2012; National Gallery of Art, October 14, 2012–January 13, 2013; Tate Modern, London, February 21–May 27, 2013

Passes: Passes are not required for this exhibition.