Happy birthday to Roy Lichtenstein (Oct. 27, 1923). We are all abuzz about Roy these days, what with the retrospective that just opened at the National Gallery, and the work we’ve been doing to put his oral history interview transcript online. Consider it our Lichtenstein’s birthday gift to you.
Preliminary sketch for the painting As I Opened Fire, 1964. Roy Lichtenstein sketches for “As I Opened Fire”, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.