Roy Lichtenstein Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Roy Lichtenstein (Roy Fox Lichtenstein)

Last Updated: 08 May, 2024 | Views: 261

Age: 73

Profession: Painter

Famous For: Creator of the iconic “Drowning Girl.” painting

Higher Education: Graduate

Roy Lichtenstein Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
27 Oct, 1923 (73 Years 11 Months 2 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
Manhattan

Birth Sign
Scorpio

Religion
Jewish

Nationalities
American

Died on
29 Sep, 1997

Cause of Death
Pneumonia

Roy Lichtenstein Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Roy Lichtenstein, a well known  American Pop Artist, was born in New York City. American pop artist Roy Fox Lichtenstein created works in the manner of comic strips that depict the shallowness of the society that permeates modern American life. He paradoxically integrated the mass-produced emotions through consumer culture into classy quotes to art history and famous works of creatives from bygone centuries, displaying the frivolity of today's era in the harsh contrast of the sophisticated artistic contexts, using bright, loud colors and techniques closely related to the design industry. 

Roy Lichtenstein Career:

After receiving his master's in artists from Ohio University, he spent a few years as an art instructor at Rutgers University. 

Roy briefly served in the army during World War II as a draughtsman, an experience he frequently portrayed in his artwork. 

Roy toiled assiduously, creating revolutionary paintings and sculptures, often working in his studio for 10 hours straight, but he didn't think his works of art were significant enough to be labelled "art."

Roy drew inspiration from painters like Allan Kaprow, Russ Heath, Edgar Degas, Irv Novick, and others throughout his creative process.

Roy Lichtenstein Achievements and Awards:

One of the two most well-known figures in pop art is Lichtenstein, whose works are notable for their peculiar fusion of meticulous skill and a sardonic sense of humor.

Lichtenstein received the Kyoto Prize from Japan in 1995, as well as the Creative Arts Award in Painting from Brandeis University in 1991.

Roy Lichtenstein Unknown Facts:

It is stated that Lichtenstein never gave credit to any of the artists whose work he used or who had an effect on him.

Roy Lichtenstein Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 172 cm
In Meters 1.72 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 kg
In Pounds 158 Ibs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Gray

Roy Lichtenstein Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Milton Lichtenstein

Mother's Name
Beatrice Werner

Spouse
Isabel Wilson, Dorothy Herzka

Sister(s)
Renee

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