Famous Roy Lichtenstein Paintings

List of famous Roy Lichtenstein paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Roy Lichtenstein has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Roy Lichtenstein paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Roy Lichtenstein created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Roy Lichtenstein paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

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    Whaam!
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    Whaam! is a 1963 diptych painting by the American artist Roy Lichtenstein. It is one of the best-known works of pop art, and among Lichtenstein's most important paintings. Whaam! was first exhibited at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York City in 1963, and purchased by the Tate Gallery, London, in 1966. It has been on permanent display at Tate Modern since 2006. The left-hand panel shows a fighter plane firing a rocket that, in the right-hand panel, hits a second plane which explodes in flames. Lichtenstein conceived the image from several comic-book panels. He transformed his primary source, a panel from a 1962 war comic book, by presenting it as a diptych while altering the relationship ...more
    • Artist: Roy Lichtenstein
    • Art Form: Painting
  • Drowning Girl is a 1963 painting with oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas by Roy Lichtenstein. Utilizing the conventions of comic book art, a thought bubble conveys the thoughts of the figure, while Ben-Day dots echo the effect of the mechanized printing process. It is one of the most representative paintings of the pop art movement, and part of the Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection since 1971. The painting is considered among Lichtenstein's most significant works, perhaps on a par with his acclaimed 1963 diptych Whaam!. Drowning Girl has been described as a "masterpiece of melodrama", and is one of the artist's earliest images depicting women in tragic situations, a theme ...more
    • Artist: Roy Lichtenstein
    • Art Form: Painting
  • Bauhaus Stairway
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    • Artist: Roy Lichtenstein
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Tire
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    • Artist: Roy Lichtenstein
    • Art Form: Painting