Roy Lichtenstein: A Famous American Artist

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Roy Lichtenstein was a famous American artist and sculptor. He was born October 27, 1923 in New York, New York and died September 29, 1997 in New York, New York. Lichtenstein was one of the first Pop artists in America to become well-known and he was highly criticized for the movement. For a short time in 1940, he studied at the Art Students League, then went on to study drawing and design at Ohio State University. Some influences on Lichtenstein include Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. An important concept for his work came from one of his professors, Hoyt Leon Sherman, who had theories about connections between vision and perceptions. At the beginning of his career, Lichtenstein produced pastels, oils, and drawings of subjects that were

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