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Film Details

COLOR, 30 MINUTES
YEAR PRODUCED: 1993
PRODUCER: Edgar B. Howard
DIRECTORS:
Edgar B. Howard
Seth Schneidman

Roy Lichtenstein: Reflections

LISTED UNDER: Painting & Sculpture

Summary

Pop Art draws upon the style and imagery of advertising and popular culture to challenge our preconceptions about the nature of art itself.

This film features one of the great pop artists of our time, discussing his work, his artistic process, and the sources of his inspiration.

Also appearing are several leading authorities on contemporary art including: Diane Waldman of the Guggenheim Museum, Kirk Varnedoe of the Museum of Modern Art, Robert Rosenblum , Professor of Fine Arts at New York University, and Lichtenstein's dealer, Leo Castelli, interviewed in his gallery by Isabella Rossellini.

The artist was filmed in his studios in New York City and Southampton, Long Island, as well as on location in Los Angeles and Rome. Featured are Lichtenstein's Large Scale Murals, Reflections Series, and his Interior Series.

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