DROWNING GIRL

by Roy Lichtenstein

$69.00

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THE PRINT

Lichtenstein based many of his early paintings on imagery he found in comic books. The source for this work is Run for Love! published by DC Comics in 1962, the cover of which the artist significantly altered to arrive at the finished composition. In the original illustration, the drowning girl's boyfriend appears in the background, clinging to a capsized boat. Lichtenstein cropped the image dramatically, showing the girl alone and encircled by a threatening wave. He shortened the caption from "I don't care if I have a cramp!" to the ambiguous "I don't care!" and changed the boyfriend's name she calls out from Mal to Brad. In addition to appropriating the melodramatic content of comics, Lichtenstein manually simulated the Benday dots used in the mechanical reproduction of images.This high quality giclée art print has been produced on heavy weight art stock using lightfast pigment based inks resulting in a sharp, vivid image with a high degree of colour accuracy.

THE ARTIST

Roy Lichtenstein (1923 - 1997) was one of most influential figures in the pop art movement. His style largely derived from comic strips, portrayed the trivialization of culture endemic in contemporary American life. Using bright, strident colours and techniques borrowed from the printing industry, he ironically incorporated mass-produced emotions and objects into highly sophisticated references to art history.

SHIPPING

New Zealand

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Australia

All orders are eligible for flat rate shipping. We offer two shipping services:

International Air | Untracked Service | 8-10 Working Days - $12AUD

International Courier | Tracked Service | 4-6 Working Days - $19AUD


Rest Of The World

All orders are eligible for flat rate shipping. We offer two shipping services:

International Air | Untracked Service | 10-12 Working Days - $35NZD

International Courier | Tracked Service | 5-7 Working Days - $55NZD

PAYMENT

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RETURNS

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