ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus Review

As someone who knew little about Lichtenstein’s work before visiting TATE Liverpool’s exhibition, I strongly recommend you pay it a visit. Some of his work is probably familiar to you, if not directly then through its many appropriations in pop culture and advertisements. Iconic cartoon-style explosions and exaggerated comic-strip-style images can be seen everywhere. The bold, eye-catching colours and shapes in his work are hard to miss… it’s no wonder advertisers make such use of it! This is what struck me first when visiting the exhibition: how bright and exciting each of Lichtenstein’s images were. Presented in a spacious white room with grey...

Read More