Rosenquist in his Aripeka, Florida studio, 1988.
|Died||March 31, 2017 (aged 83)|
New York City, U.S.
|Education||Minneapolis College of Art and Design|
University of Minnesota
Art Students League of New York
|Known for||Painting, printmaking, drawing|
James Rosenquist (November 29, 1933 – March 31, 2017) was an American artist. He was one of the protagonists in the pop-art movement. Rosenquist was a 2001 inductee into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.
Rosenquist said the following about his involvement in the Pop Art movement: "They [art critics] called me a Pop artist because I used recognizable imagery. The critics like to group people together. I didn't meet Andy Warhol until 1964. I did not really know Andy or Roy Lichtenstein that well. We all emerged separately."
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