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5th Grade Goes Dotty!

This week in 5th grade we are focusing our time learning about Roy Lichtenstein (I know, awesome right??).Along with Lichtenstein we learned about Pop Art, contour lines, and benday dots. 65 more words

5th Grade

Ben Day, dot-maker, was a real person

When I was researching for my next book (A Brilliant History of Color in Art, to be published by the Getty in November) I looked into the Benday dots that Roy Lichtenstein made famous. 455 more words


Line, Dot...Pop Art!

I was fortunate enough to catch the Lichtenstein (leading pop artist) exhibition at the Tate Modern. There was so much to take in. Trying to understand the message he wanted to convey through his… 407 more words

Art And Design

Pop Art Rocks

Here is a cool High School Lesson where I introduced Pop Art and the work of Roy Lichtenstein to my students.  I showed them some examples and discussed the meticulous use of benday dots.   158 more words


Roy Lichtenstein - worth giving a second shot

Roy Lichtenstein is an artist I have been debating for quite some time. I never fell in love with his cartoon or comic canvasses, however I thought there must be something about his art that has made it relevant and intriguing throughout the past few decades. 673 more words


Roy Lichtenstein - A Retrospective

One of the most ineffable artists of the Pop Art generation, Roy Lichtenstein is a man in need of no introduction. Renowned for his distinctive knack for satire and pastiche, Lichtenstein’s memorable oeuvre is being celebrated in the Tate Modern in an exhibition which houses 125 paintings and sculptures that herald Lichtenstein’s irrefutable talent. 310 more words


Weekend roundup

SOUTHBANK, LONDON – When the sun comes out,there are so many ways to enjoy the Southbank.

The highlight of my weekend was the Lichtenstein exhibit… 157 more words