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Roy Lichtenstein
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Roy Lichtenstein, 1967
Roy Fox Lichtenstein

(1923-10-27)October 27, 1923
Died September 29, 1997(1997-09-29) (aged 73)
Manhattan, New York City, United States
Nationality American
Education Timothy Dwight School
Alma mater Ohio State University
Known for Painting, sculpture
Movement Pop Art
Spouse(s) Isabel Wilson (1949–1965; divorced; 2 children inc. Mitchell)
Dorothy Herzka (1968–1997; his death)
Patron(s) Gunter Sachs

Roy Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was an American artist. He is famous for his work in the "pop art" style around the late 1950s to early 1960s. He was friends with artist Andy Warhol.

He was born and grew up in New York City. After serving in the United States Army during World War II, he finished his education at Ohio State University and began teaching in colleges.

Lichtenstein was interested in popular culture, including comic books and advertising. He made his art about topics like these. He liked to make his art colorful and with bright lines.

Lichtenstein died of pneumonia.

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