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Roy Lichtenstein

[American Pop Artist, 1923-1997]

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[Pop Art] is an involvement with what I think to be the most brazen and threatening characteristics of our culture, things we hate, but which are also powerful in their impingement on us.
- Roy Lichtenstein, quoted in Art News, November 1963


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Original works by Roy Lichtenstein available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 5 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Brushstroke, 1965
(In the "Screenprint" section)

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Kitchen stove

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteRoy Lichtenstein at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Picture and Pitcher

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Sweet Dreams, Baby! (Pow), 1965

Beyeler Foundation Collection, Switzerland
Mirror, 1972

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Two Studies for Guitars, colored crayon, pencil and graphite, 1974

Broad Art Foundation

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
(Undocumented Feature: In many cases the raw JPG image is much larger than displayed on the screen)

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
I Love Liberty

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Untitled (Still Life with Lemon)

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Housatonic Museum of Art, Connecticut
The Melody Haunts My Reverie, 1965

Indiana State University Art Collection

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Suspended Mobile, 1990

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "L"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Figures in Landscape, 1977
(click on the thumbnail to see a larger image)

Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, Florida
Modular Painting in Four Panels, No. 5, 1969

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (in German)  

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Crying Girl

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Vicki, 1964
Brushstrokes, 1967

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
(You need to click the "right" arrow four times)

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Works from the Gemini G.E.L. prints online catalogue raisonné

Roy Lichtenstein at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Robert Kennedy, drawing, 1968

Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
The Melody Haunts My Reverie, 1965

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Seascape (1), 1965

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Modern Sculpture With Loop, 1967

Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
Little Landscape, 1979

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
Before the Mirror, 1975

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Pyramids II (see bottom row)

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Roy Lichtenstein at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

Roy Lichtenstein at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Landscape in Scroll, 1996

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  

Sweeney Art Gallery at U.C. Riverside, California

Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
A couple of images from a 2006 exhibition

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Woman in Bath, 1963

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Painting in Gold Frame, 1984

University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum

USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Bull Profile (Display page 2 of artworks for several more works by Lichtenstein)

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Gullscape, 1964

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
World's Fair Mural, 1964 (click "next" a few times)

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteRoy Lichtenstein
Website about Roy Lichtenstein and his artworks

Notable SiteRoy Lichtenstein at The Artchive

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
House I

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Scroll down for a work from the 2005 exhibition Masterpieces from the Guggenheim

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)
Several photographs of Roy Lichtenstein sculptures, mixed in with pictures from the country of the same name

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)
Painting of the Statue of Liberty, 1983

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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           Flickr: "Roy Lichtenstein"   
Google Images: "Roy Lichtenstein"   
Bing Images: "Roy Lichtenstein"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteImage Duplicator
Lichtenstein Foundation index to the works of Roy Lichtenstein

Notable SiteRoy Lichtenstein Foundation

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory


roy lichtenstein, hayward gallery

Time Magazine Cover Archive
Robert F. Kennedy, 1968

Time Magazine Cover Archive
Gun, 1968

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Photograph of the artist by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Roy Lichtenstein  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Girl with Tear III, 1977

Brief interview from the November 1963 issue of Art News

The New Yorker
"Roy Lichtenstein at Mitchell-Innes & Nash gallery", 2001 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Telegraph Newspaper, UK
Jeff Koons on Roy Lichtenstein's Untitled II (Brushstroke), 1996

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
2002 discussion about Lichtenstein and his art. Includes his widow, Dorothy Lichtenstein.

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Roy Lichtenstein

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Roy Lichtenstein: Man Hit by the 21st Century

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The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalogue Raisonne 1948-1997

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Roy Lichtenstein: Interiors


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