Antoine Helwaser Gallery

Roy Lichtenstein

(American, 1923–1997)

drawing for modern painting triptych ii by roy lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein

Drawing for Modern Painting Triptych II, 1967

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Born in New York, USA
Enrolled in Saturday morning watercolor classes at Parsons School of Design, New York, USA
Played clarinet, piano, and jazz flute during high school
Saw Picasso’s 1937 masterwork Guernica at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Studied at the Art Students League, New York, USA
Inducted into US Army
Served as a draftsman and artist in G-3 (Plans and Training)
His division was shipped to England, where he saw exhibitions of Cézanne and Toulouse Lautrec, London, England
His unit went to France, Belgium, Germany
Honorable discharge from the army as Private First Class/121st Engineers P Battalion
Recipient, American Service Medal, Eame Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victorious Medal
BFA, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
MFA, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Recipient, National Medal of the Arts


Pop Art Accrochage, Fluegel-Roncak Gallery, Nuremberg, Germany
Word And Image, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, USA
Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, Tate Modern, London, England
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art, Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York, USA
Vibrations, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA
The 60s In The Guggenheim Collections: From Informel To Pop Art, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Il Guggenheim: L'avanguardia americana 1945–1980, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy
bedroom, Collectors Contemporary, Singapore
Roy Lichtenstein, The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Pop remix, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia
Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Roy Lichtenstein, The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada
The 1960s, The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada
Roy Lichtenstein: Landscapes in the Chinese Style, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
Roy Lichtenstein, Gallery Tagboat, Tokyo, Japan
ROY LICHTENSTEIN, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong
Three Landscapes: A Film Installation by Roy Lichtenstein, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Entablatures, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
ROY LICHTENSTEIN: Dots and Stripes, Galerie Fluegel-Roncak, Nuremberg, Germany
Roy Lichtenstein: Black & White 1961 - 1968, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Roy Lichtenstein: Posters and more, Ludwig Galerie Schloß Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works, National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C. (solo)
Roy Lichtenstein: Meditations on Art, Museo Triennale, Milan, Italy (solo)
Roy Lichtenstein: Still Lifes, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Roy Lichtenstein: Kunst als Motiv, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Roy Lichtenstein, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Lichtenstein: in Process, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, USA
Liebe. Love. Paare, Gustav-Lubcke-Museum, Hamm, Germany
Ruscha and Pop: Icons of the 1960s, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, USA
Art Market Now, The Columns, Seoul, Korea
Pop Art Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, England
Picasso to Pop: Aspects of Modern Art, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, USA
Pollock To Pop: America's Brush With Dali, Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, USA
Contemporary Voices, Foundation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland
Reina Sofía, Roy Lichtenstein, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Hayward Gallery, Roy Lichtenstein, London, England (solo)
Langen Foundation Hombroich, Bilder der Stille – Eröffnungsausstellung, Neuss, Germany
Kunst Haus, International Exhibition of Modern Art and the Museum of Modern Art, Dresden, Germany
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, 20 years, Salzburg, Austria
Centre de Cultura Contemporània, AT WAR, Barcelona, Spain
Albertina, Pop Art & Minimalismus, Vienna, Austria
Neue Nationalgalerie, Das MoMA, Berlin, Germany
Moderna Museet, The Pontus Hultén Collection, Stockholm, Sweden
Wexner Center for the Arts, Splat Boom Pow!, Columbus, USA
Dots, Stripes and Strokes, Andipa Gallery, London, England (solo)

Public Collections

MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Ludwig Galerie - Schloß Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina - MADRE, Naples, Italy
MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Lichtenstein
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia