Techniques and strategies of commercial printing are fundamental to the visual language of Roy Lichtenstein's celebrated Pop style.
The Benday dots and regularized stripes he used for tone, the clarifying black outlines, the flat areas of bold primary color, and the simplification and schematization of his compositions are all elements embraced by consumer culture to create the inescapable printed imagery aimed at mass audiences.
Roy Lichtenstein Reverie from 11 Pop Artists, Volume II1965, published 1966
A living legend of graffiti art scene whose work is known throughout the world, Richard Mirando, better known as SEEN, became active on the streets of New York City at the time when graffiti was not as fashionable as today.
While graffiti has existed in many forms, from when man lived in caves through to ancient civilizations, the modern form of street art and graffiti writing was undoubtedly born during themed to late 1960’s.