Gerald Fox, Gil Evans, Chris Hunt (directors)
Blondes, Mickey Mouse and superheroes - Lichtenstein's oversized enlargements of comic strip motives caused a commotion in the art world of the 1960s. 'One of the worst artists in America', wrote the New York Times in 1964. Along with Warhol and Oldenburg he was to become an icon of the Pop Art movement. Warhol legitimized art as a mass commodity (or perhaps vice versa). His blonde wig, eccentricity, and excessive partying in The Factory became his trademark. With his giant hamburgers or soft toilets, Oldenburg courted provocation by transforming consumer items into sensual, ironic artworks. This box set unites three brilliant pop artists, exploring the spirit of an entire generation.
Running Time: 3 hr 1 min