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  • Roy Lichtenstein

    Gray | Chicago

    Going on the evidence of these last drawings and sculptures, it’s unlikely that anyone is going to propose a revolutionary late style for Roy Lichtenstein. If these works depart in any significant way from others in his oeuvre, it is only in pushing his fundamentally amiable sensibility up a notch to what might be described as honeyed. Certainly they confirm Lichtenstein’s lifelong strategy of pursuing the revelatory possibilities within a thoughtful and engaged equanimity.

    Almost all of Lichtenstein’s subject matter here is taken from domestic settings, from small drawings examining living rooms

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