(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.
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.
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
How do life experiences influence the way you relate to art?
I Can Statements
I can describe messages communicated in an image. ( 2nd & 3rd)
I can analyze components in art that convey a message. ( 4th & 5th)
VISUAL ART STANDARDS: VA:Cr2.1.K, VA:Cr2.1.1a, VA:Cr2.1.2a, VA:Cr2.1.3a, VA:Cr2.1.4a, VA:Cr2.1.5a, Va:Re7.1.ka, VA:Re7.1.1a, VA:Re7.1.2a, VA:Re7.1.2a, VA:Re7.1.3a, VA:Re7.1.4a, VA:Re7.1.5a
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