About the deck of playing cards
Famous selected paintings of Roy Lichtenstein from MoMA “exclusive collection are displayed on the back side of this deck of playing cards. The deck features artworks of the Pop artist.
- Dimensions: 2.5″ x 3.5″
- Material: Printed on 310 gsm paper
- Museum: MoMA New York
- Deck of 54 playing cards
Deck of playing card cover features Reverie from the portfolio 11 Pop Artists, Volume II, 1965 (published 1966). One from a portfolio of eleven screenprints by various artists. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Joker features Sweet Dreams, Baby! painting from 11 Pop Artists, Volume III 1965, published 1966. One from a portfolio of eleven screenprints by various artists Both are part of MoMA “collection.
This deck of playing card is a product develop and distributed by Museum of Modern Art and reflects the MoMA’s commitment to modern art and good design.
About Lichtenstein art
Roy Lichtenstein is an emblematic contributor to the Pop Art movement. His art is mainly based on 20th-century commercial styles and mixes low” and high” forms of art and create something new and accessible to anyone. Using comic books and advertisements as inspiration, he reimagined pop culture through a highly skilled and critical lens, and he established his own and unique voice.
Ben-day dots printing technique consists in overlapping transparent dotted sheets in different colors to create shades, secondary colors or nice illusion effects. Roy Lichtenstein as an emblematic contributor to the Pop Art movement excelled in the use of Ben-Day dots in many of his artworks. His art is essentially inspired by 20th-century commercial styles and printing processes. He mixed Ben-day dots technique, use of stencils, primary colors, and comic books spirit to create something new and accessible to anyone. He finally imposed his own and unique hand-made Pop style art.
Enjoy another deck of playing cards by Lichtenstein: Finger Pointing playing cards