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Kenneth Snelson (1927-2016), oil painting, 41½ x 28½ (framed), 41 x 27¾ (sight). Consigned by heirs of the artist’s first wife. Estimate $2,500-$5,000

Kenneth Snelson paintings lead Rivich March 24 Interior Design, Art, Antiques & Jewelry Auction

Kenneth Snelson (1927-2016), oil painting, 41½ x 28½ (framed), 41 x 27¾ (sight). Consigned by heirs of the artist’s first wife. Estimate $2,500-$5,000

Kenneth Snelson (1927-2016), oil painting, 41½ x 28½ (framed), 41 x 27¾ (sight). Consigned by heirs of the artist’s first wife. Estimate $2,500-$5,000

CHICAGO – On March 24, Chicago’s trusted estate auction specialist, Rivich, will once again present an outstanding selection of fine art, including works with provenance from Kenneth Snelson, a legendary sculptor who fused art, science and engineering.

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Celebrating Roy Lichtenstein – Pop Art Godfather

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 screened effect that resembled an enlarged newspaper page.

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