Lot 124: A New Generation of Leadership. 1996
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997) Size: 37 7/8 x 34 5/8 in./96.4 x 87.8 cm When Bill Clinton ran for reelection in 1996, sixteen famous contemporary artists came together under the Artists for Freedom of Expression project to create images for the Democratic National Committee. The first, and most famous, in the series was this poster by Lichtenstein, originally available for $20 at the Democratic Convention. In it, he references the 19th century naval art collection of Kennedy as well as Nixon's notorious star-embroidered blue carpet. (pop)
Condition Report: A.
Dimensions: 37 7/8 x 34 5/8 in./96.4 x 87.8 cm
Artist or Maker: ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997)