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Hall of mirrors : Roy Lichtenstein and the face of painting in the 1960s

Author: Graham Bader
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2010.
Series: October books
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Hall of Mirrors, Graham Bader traces the development of Roy Lichtenstein's art into, through, and beyond his classic pop oeuvre of the 1960s. Bader charts the trajectory of Lichtenstein's practice from his student days in the late 1940s to his mirror paintings of the 1970s, offering new readings of such canonical paintings as Look Mickey and Girl with Ball as well as examinations of lesser-known works across a
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bader, Graham.
Hall of mirrors.
Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)691909465
Named Person: Roy Lichtenstein; Roy Lichtenstein; Roy Lichtenstein; Roy Lichtenstein; Roy Lichtenstein
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Bader
ISBN: 9780262026475 0262026473
OCLC Number: 373058731
Description: xxxiv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : counterfeit --
Lichtenstein before pop --
Donald's numbness --
The face and its tic --
Instrumentalized aesthetics, or, Lichtenstein's spectatorial turn --
Conclusion.
Series Title: October books
Responsibility: Graham Bader.

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A sustained study of Lichtenstein's pop oeuvre, offering new readings of such canonical works as Look Mickey and Happy Tears.  Read more...

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Bader's account is compelling in its coherence, a tour de force that conceives [Lichtenstein's] work as highly self-reflexive and...engaged with broader social, cultural, and political issues. Art Read more...

 
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