Roy Lichtenstein Sculptor
Published by Skira.
Edited by Germano Celant. Text by Clare Bell, Richard Calvocoressi.
An exceptional selection of Lichtensteinís sculptures from 1968 to the end of the artistís life, from early ceramic sculptures to large-scale public works. The planned exhibition at the Fondazione Vedova in Venice (Biennale Arte 2013) will encompass Roy Lichtensteinís sculptural production throughout his career, from the early 1960s through the late 1990s, covering the influential artistís sculptural úuvre in ceramic, bronze, wood, porcelain, steel, and aluminum, as well as drawings, collages, and maquettes that describe the artistís working processes. This catalogóa major chronology of Lichtensteinís sculpturesónot only documents the process of the artist, from sketches and drawings to collages, maquettes, metal sculptures, and large-scale interventions in urban contexts, it also approaches Lichtensteinís work from the perspective of fabrication methods and industrial techniques.
Internationally known for his writings on Arte Povera, Germano Celant has been a contributing editor at Artforum since 1977 and at Interview since 1991. Clare Bell is program manager and researcher at ths Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Richard Calvocoressi is director of the Henry Moore Foundation.