The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein
October 30, 1994 – January 8, 1995
East Building, Upper Level and Mezzanine
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: This exhibition of 85 prints, 7 sculptures, and a portfolio ranged from the artist's first pop image through recently completed works. It was selected from the National Gallery and other public and private collections. This was the first comprehensive survey of the artist's prints in more than 2 decades.
Roy Lichtenstein: The Art of the Graphic Image, a trilogy of 3 short films produced by Import Imaging System, working closely with Tyler Graphics, Ltd., documented the artist's printmaking process from the early 1970s to 1994. The 30-minute program was shown regularly to complement the exhibition.
Organization: Curator for the show was Ruth E. Fine, curator of modern prints and drawings.
Sponsor: The films were made possible in part by The Circle of the National Gallery of Art.
Catalog: The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1948-1993, by Mary Lee Corlett with introduction by Ruth E. Fine. New York: Hudson Hills Press in association with the National Gallery of Art, 1994.
Other Venues: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, February 16–April 30, 1995
Dallas Museum of Art, May 28–August 6, 1995