Pop art pioneer James Rosenquist dies at 83

Various media sources reported that James Rosenquist, an American artist and one of the protagonists in the pop-art movement died on Friday March 31st. Rosenquist helped define the genre of color-bursting displays of common objects that was also championed by the likes Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. From 1957 to 1960, Rosenquist earned his living as a billboard painter. Rosenquist applied sign-painting techniques to the large-scale paintings he began creating in 1960. Like other pop artists, Rosenquist adapted the visual […]

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