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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, 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 3,656,778 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 53 in 2019). Roy Lichtenstein is the 17th most popular artist (down from 12th in 2019), the 527th most popular biography from United States (down from 308th 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 17 out of 78Before him are Yves Klein, Hiroshige, Marina Abramović, Theo van Doesburg, El Lissitzky, and Käthe Kollwitz. After him are Luca Signorelli, Anders Zorn, David Hockney, Keith Haring, Adolph Menzel, and Kurt Schwitters.

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Among people born in 1923, Roy Lichtenstein ranks 23Before him are György Ligeti, Richard Attenborough, Franco Zeffirelli, Alan Shepard, Mas Oyama, and Nadine Gordimer. After him are Yma Sumac, Jack Kilby, Val Logsdon Fitch, Anne Baxter, Arvid Carlsson, and Lee Teng-hui. Among people deceased in 1997, Roy Lichtenstein ranks 24Before him are Isaiah Berlin, William S. Burroughs, Sviatoslav Richter, Melvin Calvin, Robert Mitchum, and Allen Ginsberg. After him are Bảo Đại, Fred Zinnemann, Aldo Rossi, Dora Maar, Burgess Meredith, and Chaim Herzog.

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Among people born in United States, Roy Lichtenstein ranks 527 out of 18,182Before him are Irving Langmuir (1881), George Peppard (1928), James Coburn (1928), Harper Lee (1926), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), and Ralph Lauren (1939). After him are Bernie Sanders (1941), Isaac Singer (1811), Bradley Cooper (1975), Richard Stallman (1953), Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), and Duke Ellington (1899).

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), Jeff Koons (1955), Barnett Newman (1905), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Dan Graham (1942), Vito Acconci (1940), Robert Indiana (1928), and Judy Chicago (1939).