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ABOUT EDWARD KURSTAK Tom Wesselmann Biography

Posted by Alexander Karabitsin on

Tom Wesselmann once said about his work, “the prime mission of my art, in the beginning, and continuing still, is to make figurative art as exciting as abstract art.” And indeed, the artist did just that with his high-contrast, highly stylized, primary-color nudes and other depictions of the body he set down in paint, sculpture and collage. Tom Wesselmann, Nude, 1968Silkscreen Very Good / Mint Condition$300Buy Now > Wesselmann was...

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ABOUT EDWARD KURSTAK Roy Lichtenstein Art for Sale Under $1000

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Roy Fox Lichtenstein was a leading pop artist of the 1960s whose contemporaries included Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and others. Known for referencing comic books, including speech bubbles in his works and for his cutting parodies of modern, bourgeois life—especially its more clichéd elements—Lichtenstein’s work stands out due to its highly graphical style and, as with Warhol, characters lifted from American popular culture. You can read more about Lichtenstein’s life...

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