Roy Lichtenstein, 'Whaam!' 1963

Roy Lichtenstein
Whaam! 1963
Acrylic and oil on canvas
support: 1727 x 4064 mm frame: 1747 x 4084 x 60 mm
Purchased 1966© Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

This study day explores issues raised by major Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at Tate Modern. His extraordinary body of work is the springboard for a critical exploration of ideas around the meaning of pop in the US and UK and its legacy for contemporary art and culture. Curators, academics and artists contribute to the debates.

Speakers include: Hal Foster, art critic and historian, Iria Candela, Co-curator Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, Tate Modern, David Mellor, University of Sussex, Gavin Turk, artist, Leon Wainwright and Lisa Tickner, art historians. Question and answer sessions will be chaired by Gill Perry, Open University and Marko Daniel, Tate.

Event recording

In collaboration with The Open University

This event is related to the exhibition Lichtenstein: A Retrospective