Art of the Month – Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

Art of the Month – Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

Lichtenstein: A Retrospective
Tate Modern: Exhibition
21 February – 27 May 2013
£14, concessions available

Open until 20.00 on Sundays, with last ticket sale at 19.00.

The exhibition has just opened and is proving very popular this weekend. Some timeslots have sold out for advance bookings on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February, though there are tickets available for next weekend. Please see below for booking advice.

Roy Lichtenstein, 'Whaam!' 1963
Roy Lichtenstein
Whaam! 1963
Acrylic and oil on canvas
support: 1727 x 4064 mm frame: 1747 x 4084 x 60 mm
Purchased 1966© Estate of Roy Lichtenstein 

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Tate Modern is proud to present a retrospective of one of the great American artists of the twentieth century.

Lichtenstein: A Retrospective is the first full-scale retrospective of this important artist in over twenty years. Co-organised by The Art Institute of Chicago and Tate Modern, this momentous show brings together 125 of his most definitive paintings and sculptures and will reassess his enduring legacy.

Lichtenstein is renowned for his works based on comic strips and advertising imagery, coloured with his signature hand-painted Benday dots. The exhibition showcases such key paintings as Look Mickey 1961 lent from the National Gallery Art, Washington and his monumental Artist’s Studio series of 1973–4. Other noteworthy highlights include Whaam! 1963 – a signature work in Tate’s collection – and Drowning Girl 1963 on loan from the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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