4th & 5th Grade Lesson
(1923 - 1997)
Manhattan, New York City
Lichtenstein’s Pop Art portrays things from popular culture. That’s why it’s called Pop Art. He drew inspiration from cartoons, newspapers, advertisements, and things he saw in real life. Including creating larger then life paintings of comic book style onomatopoeia's. Lichtenstein used thick, horizontal stripes and Benday Dots in his paintings.
2nd & 3rd Grade Lesson
In 1961 Andy came up with the concept of using mass-produced commercial goods in his art. He called it Pop Art. He would use commercial images and reproduce them over and over. One early example of this was a series on Campbell's Soup cans. In one painting he had two hundred Campbell's soup cans repeated over and over.
Kinder & 1st Grade Lesson
Keith was born on May 4, 1958. He grew up in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children. He started to draw right away. "My father made cartoons. Since I was little, I had been doing cartoons, creating characters and stories."
"They were humans and animals in different combinations. Then flying saucers were zapping the humans. I remember trying to figure out where this stuff came from, but I have no idea