Roy LichtensteinReflections on Hair 1990

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Artist
Roy Lichtenstein (1923‑1997)
Title
Reflections on Hair
Date 1990
MediumLithograph, screenprint and woodcut on paper
Dimensionsimage: 1260 x 990 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Tyler Graphics Ltd in honour of Pat Gilmour, Tate Print Department 1974-7, 2004
Reference
P12127
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Summary

This print is from a group of seven Reflections prints which Lichtenstein completed at Tyler Graphics in 1989-90, another of which also appears in Tate’s collection (Reflections on Brushstrokes, Tate P12128). The image is partly obscured by semi-abstract blocks of colour and pattern, both printed and collaged to the surface of the print, which simulate reflected light, as if the image shown is behind glass or reflected in another surface. This simulated reflection is a conceit Lichtenstein developed in a series of Reflections paintings he started in 1988, but has a precedent in earlier works… (read more)

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