Roy Lichtenstein

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Full NameRoy Fox Lichtenstein
BirthdateOctober 27, 1923
BirthplaceNew York City, U.S.
Date of DeathSeptember 29, 1997
Place of DeathNew York City, U.S.
Education– Timothy Dwight School – Parsons School of Design – Ohio State University
Known forPaintings, sculpture
Notable WorksLook Mickey (1961) – Drowning Girl (1963) – In the Car (1963) – Whaam! (1963) – Oh, Jeff…I Love You, Too…But… (1964) – Girl with Hair Ribbon (1965) – Brushstrokes (1965)
MovementPop art
Spouses– Isabel Wilson (m. 1949; div. 1965) – Dorothy Herzka (m. 1968)
Children2, including Mitchell
Patron(s)Gunter Sachs
Early Years– Born into an upper-middle-class German-Jewish family in New York City – Attended New York’s Dwight School, graduating in 1940 – Became interested in art and design as a hobby through school and summer classes

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