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Published on November 27th, 2011 | by Yellow Magpie

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Roy Lichtenstein Quotes: The Artist Who Changed Art

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Roy Lichtenstein Quotes

Here is a selection of Roy Lichtenstein quotes.

‘I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.’

‘In America the biggest is the best.’

‘Art doesn’t transform. It just plain forms.’

‘I don’t have big anxieties. I wish I did. I’d be much more interesting.’

‘I’m not really sure what social message my art carries, if any. And I don’t really want it to carry one. I’m not interested in the subject matter to try to teach society anything, or to try to better our world in any way.’

‘Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesn’t look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself.’

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‘I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind, but it’s very hard to guess at a size or a color and all the colors around it and what it will really look like.’

‘Yes, you know sometimes, we started out thinking out how strange our painting was next to normal painting, which was anything expressionist. You forget that this has been thirty five years now and people don’t look at it as if it were some kind of oddity.’

‘I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump, but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter.’

‘I think that most people think painters are kind of ridiculous, you know?’

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Check out Yellow Magpie’s Roy Lichtenstein: The Artist Who Shocked The World to find out what made this artist so special. You may also wish to take a gander at Pablo Picasso Quotes: The Cubist Artist’s Impressions and Julian Beever: The Incredibly Talented Street Artist Of Perspective.


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