Roy Lichtenstein

1923 - 1997

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Roy Fox Lichtenstein (; October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement. His work defined the premise of pop art through parody. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Lichtenstein has received more than 2,860,320 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Roy Lichtenstein is the 12th most popular artist (down from 8th in 2019), the 308th most popular biography from United States (down from 247th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Artist.

Roy Lichtenstein is most famous for his pop art paintings. He used the comic book technique of Ben-Day dots to create his paintings.

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Among artists, Roy Lichtenstein ranks 12 out of 77Before him are Victor Vasarely, Hans Holbein the Younger, Jean Arp, Jusepe de Ribera, Joseph Beuys, and Yves Klein. After him are Hiroshige, Theo van Doesburg, El Lissitzky, Luca Signorelli, Anders Zorn, and Käthe Kollwitz.

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Among people born in 1923, Roy Lichtenstein ranks 13Before him are Charlton Heston, Wisława Szymborska, Rocky Marciano, Heydar Aliyev, Irma Grese, and Italo Calvino. After him are Wojciech Jaruzelski, Nadine Gordimer, Peter II of Yugoslavia, Franco Zeffirelli, György Ligeti, and Mas Oyama. Among people deceased in 1997, Roy Lichtenstein ranks 12Before him are Viktor Frankl, Jeanne Calment, Toshiro Mifune, Gianni Versace, Victor Vasarely, and Mobutu Sese Seko. After him are Anton LaVey, Hans Eysenck, Sviatoslav Richter, Paulo Freire, The Notorious B.I.G., and William S. Burroughs.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roy Lichtenstein ranks 308 out of 15,968Before him are Margaret Mitchell (1900), Ella Fitzgerald (1917), Sandra Bullock (1964), Eminem (1972), William Jennings Bryan (1860), and Geraldine Chaplin (1944). After him are James Fenimore Cooper (1789), Nick Nolte (1941), William Howard Taft (1857), Bruce Springsteen (1949), Kevin Costner (1955), and Brian Wilson (1942).

Among ARTISTS In United States

Among artists born in United States, Roy Lichtenstein ranks 2Before him are Andy Warhol (1928). After him are Keith Haring (1958), Barnett Newman (1905), Jeff Koons (1955), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Judy Chicago (1939), Vito Acconci (1940), Robert Indiana (1928), and Gilbert Baker (1951).