Arte & curiosità dal mondo

Tate Modern – “Whaam!” by Roy Lichtenstein

Artist: Roy Lichtenstein (USA)
Title: Whaam!
Year: 1963
Installation view at: Tate Modern, London
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

Whaam! 1963 is a large, two-canvas painting by the American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein that takes its composition from a comic book strip. The left-hand canvas features an American fighter plane firing a missile into the right-hand canvas and hitting an approaching enemy plane; above the American plane, the words of the pilot appear in a yellow bubble: ‘I PRESSED THE FIRE CONTROL… AND AHEAD OF ME ROCKETS BLAZED THROUGH THE SKY…’…
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