The comic strip-inspired paintings of late American Pop Art phenom, Roy Lichtenstein, are being honored in an extensive new volume entitled The Impossible Collection. Published by Assouline, the hand-bound book contains 200 pages and 120 illustrations that examines Lichtenstein’s most memorable artworks as selected by art historian Avis Berman. Highlights include the artist’s Whaam! and Drowning Girl paintings alongside his visual interpretations of famous pieces by Picasso, Matisse, and van Gogh.
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In this new Ultimate Collection volume, one hundred of Roy Lichtenstein’s most memorial works are lavishly reproduced. Pictured here is “Girl in Mirror,” 1964. The luxury clamshell cover features “Nurse,” 1964, and the hand-crafted book cover depicts “Sweet Dreams, Baby” 1965. Avis Berman and Dorothy Lichtenstein will join Assouline tonight at @shopgagosian to celebrate the book release #assouline #gagosian #roylichtenstein #lichtenstein