Have you ever looked at this well-known painting by Roy Lichtenstein and wondered who Brad was? I have. But I finally saw him in this lesser-known piece at the Roy Lichtenstein Retrospective at the Art Institute:
That's the great thing about retrospectives, getting a chance to see an artist's work in the context of their greater oeuvre. Here are a few more that I liked:
The Lichtenstein exhibit has inspired Pop Art displays around Chicago, from this fun space at Arcadia during NeoCon:
to these windows at the Best Buy in the John Hancock building:
Not to mention the "I Dot Lichtenstein" buttons visitors were encouraged to wear or disperse all over town:
|Image found at the Beaver Button Company blog|
Today is the last day to see the exhibit, so stop by the Art Institute to see it while you still can! The museum hours are extended so you have until 8 pm to see these amazing paintings before they're gone.