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10 days ago (2019-10-09 10:31:02)

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Roy Lichtenstein was fascinated by the repeating designs and graphic play of light and shadow of entablatures. Around 1970, Lichtenstein began photographing architectural facades⁠—one such photo shown here⁠—and decorative motifs in Lower Manhattan. The forms captured in these photographs provided the foundation for a new body of work that included drawings, prints, and paintings, marking a shift away from the comic books and advertisements that had served as source material for the artist's groundbreaking pop works. See a diverse array of his works on paper related to his Entablatures series now on view in Order and Ornament: Roy Lichtenstein's Entablatures. #RoyLichtenstein #WhitneyCollection

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997), Untitled [architecture study], c. 1970-76. Gelatin silver print, 3 1/2 × 5 in. (8.9 × 12.7cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Roy Lichtenstein Study Collection, gift of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation 2019.234.54. ©️ Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

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