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Rosenquist in his Aripeka, Florida studio, 1988.
|Died||March 31, 2017
New York City, U.S.
|Education||Minneapolis College of Art and Design
University of Minnesota
Art Students League of New York
|Known for||Painting, printmaking, drawing|
James Rosenquist (November 29, 1933 – March 31, 2017) was an American artist. He was one of the protagonists in the pop-art movement. Rosenquist was a 2001 inductee into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.
Rosenquist said the following about his involvement in the Pop Art movement: "They [art critics] called me a Pop artist because I used recognizable imagery. The critics like to group people together. I didn't meet Andy Warhol until 1964. I did not really know Andy or Roy Lichtenstein that well. We all emerged separately."
Rosenquist died at his home in New York City on March 31, 2017 at the age of 83 after a long illness.
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