Presentation on theme: "+ Roy Lichtenstein By: Shannon Mettey. + Child Life Roy Lichtenstein was born on October 27, 1923 in New York City. He came from an upper-middle class."— Presentation transcript:
+ Child Life Roy Lichtenstein was born on October 27, 1923 in New York City. He came from an upper-middle class Jewish family. He attended public school until he was 12, and then he attended Franklin School for Boys.
+ College Years Lichtenstein graduated from Franklin School for Boys and left New York to attend Ohio State University. His college was interrupted by a three year stint in to army during World War II. After serving, he returned to college in Ohio. Lichtenstein entered the graduate program at Ohio State and was hired as an art instructor.
+ Art Instructor He taught at Ohio State until 1951. He then worked in Cleveland, Ohio until 1957. Then he taught at Oswego State College in New York until 1960. After that he taught at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Three years after starting teaching at Rutgers University he gave up teaching to pain full time.
+ Art Style Roy Lichtenstein worked in pop art using cartoon images. He was a painter, sculptor, and printmaker. He took inspiration from Surrealism, Cubism, and German Expressionism. Five famous pieces: Drowning Girl, Whaam!, The Head, Red Barn II, and M-Maybe.
+ Different Styles Lichtenstein worked in many different styles. For a while his themes dealt with Western themes- cowboys. Then he began hiding images in his paintings. And then he began working in one thing he became known for: advertisement illustrations. He did paintings based on comic strips with the themes of passion, romance, science fiction, violence, and war.
+ Drowning Girl (1963) Created with Oil and Magna paint. Whaam! (1963) Created with Magna on canvas.
+ The Head (1992) Sculpture. Red Barn (1969) Created with magna and oil. M-Maybe (1965) Created with magna and oil. M-Maybe (1965) Created with magna and oil.
+ Late Years The last work he did was the DreamWorks logo. He said of it: "I'm not in the business of doing anything like that (a corporate logo) and don't intend to do it again, but I know Mo Ostin and David Geffen and it seemed interesting." Roy Lichtenstein died in 1997 of pneumonia at New York University Medical Center.
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