News about James Rosenquist
HOUSTON – Simpson Galleries, Houston’s oldest auction house, will present an auction series featuring works from the collection of the late art historian, curator and lecturer David E. Brauer. The first auction will take place Feb. 6 and will highlight key paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture from Brauer’s collection of over 250 pieces. Bid absentee […]
LONDON – Tate Modern has unveiled a major new acquisition by South Korean artist Haegue Yang. Sol LeWitt Upside Down – Structure with Three Towers, Expanded 23 Times Split in Three 2015, consists of over 500 Venetian blinds suspended dramatically from the ceiling. Yang exploits the unique sculptural possibilities of these ordinary window coverings, allowing the play […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Artist James Rosenquist, a key figure in the pop art movement, has died. He was 83.
One of the most innovative and influential artists of the latter 20th century, Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) put the “Bif!,” “Bam!,” and “Pow!” into pop art. His larger-than-life paintings of people in melodramatic situations were inspired by comic strips and newspaper ads, and Lichtenstein made sure they were presented just that way – with a […]