Artist Allen Jones on Roy Lichtenstein and the power of Pop Art



Roy Lichtenstein and Allen Jones were not just significant figures in the story of pop art, they were also close friends. Here, Jones remembers what captivated him when, as a young British artist in New York, he first encountered the work of Lichtenstein, and how it drastically changed the course of his own career, opening up new ways of thinking about what could be considered art.

Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at Tate Modern runs 21 February – 27 May 2013


I hate your work which attempts to degrade women but I suppose shows your own undeveloped psyche.