Tuesday, November 29, 2016

November 29, 1933. James Rosenquist

November 29, 1933. James Rosenquist (born November 29, 1933) is an American artist and one of the protagonists in the pop-art movement. In this image: Then 71-year-old US artist James Rosenquist stands in front of his art work 'Brazil' which he created in 2004 at the art museum in Wolfsburg, Germany on Thursday, 17 February 2005. The piece was part of a retrospective which included 150 works of art spanning across three decades, allowing an insight into the work of a leading representative of US American Pop Art. The exhibition ran until 05 June 2005.

"The Swimmer in the Econo-mist (Painting 3)," by James Rosenquist, oil on shaped canvas, 13 feet 2 inches by 20 feet 3/16 inches, 1997-8, commissioned by the Deutsche Bank in consultation with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation for the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin
"Astor Victoria," by James Rosenquist, billboard enamel and oil on canvas, 5 feet 7 inches by 6 feet 10 1/2 inches, 1959, collection of the artist



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