Roy Lichtenstein is one of the foremost pop artists. His work broke with the canons of Abstract Expressionism in the 1960s by mimicking the techniques of printed material as well as appropriating imagery from comic strip advertisements.

Iria Candela, Curator

Take a tour of Tate Modern's 2013 exhibition Lichtenstein: A Retrospective with curator Iria Candela.

The exhibition brought together 125 of his most definitive paintings and sculptures and reassesed his enduring legacy, showcasing key paintings including Look Mickey 1961 and his monumental Artist’s Studio 1973–4 series.

Other noteworthy highlights included Whaam! 1963 – a signature work in Tate’s collection – and Drowning Girl 1963.