ca. 1980

The visual language in Shipboard Girl echoes the printing methods of newspapers, advertisements and comic strips of the 1960s. Lichtenstein renders Shipboard Girl in his signature comic style and visual techniques of simplified composition, black outlines and Benday dots that signify printed material. The abundance of colored Benday dots retained in black outlines for the face, ocean and sky, signify the tone and texture of printed materials. The limited color scheme of bold primary colors (red, yellow and black) and thick black lines allude to the mechanical production of commercial comic book imagery aimed at mass audiences.

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Samhart Gallery presents Contemporary Art in all its forms: painting, sculpture, digigraphy, customization, lithographies and screenprints. A choice selection of
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