Roy Lichtenstein

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Roy Lichtenstein (27 October 192329 September 1997) was a prominent American pop artist, whose work borrowed heavily from popular advertising and comic book styles, which he himself described as being "as artificial as possible."


  • There is a relationship between cartooning and people like Miro and Picasso which may not be understood by the cartoonist, but it definitely is related even in the early Disney.
    • Quoted in Robert Andrews, Dictionary of Contemporary Quotations (1996), p. 66
  • Art doesn't transform. It just plain forms.
    • Quoted in Jonathon Green, The Macmillan Dictionary of Contemporary Quotations (1996) p. 179

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