Lichtenstein is famous for his work based on comic strips and advertising imagery, coloured with his signature hand-painted Benday dots. Now, showcasing at London’s Tate Modern, Lichtenstein: A Retrospective in its first comprehensive account of his art since his death, is a true homage to the dynamic work of pop art pioneer. Spread over thirteen rooms and showcasing some of his earliest and latest work such as Look Mickey 1961 lent from the National Gallery Art, Washington and his monumental Artist’s Studio series of 1973–4. Other noteworthy highlights include Whaam! 1963 – a signature work in Tate’s collection – and Drowning Girl 1963 on loan from the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
If you love Pop Art and so happen to be in London, do go and see this exhibition, highly recommended, you will enjoy it.