dots and raster of echinacea daisies crowding the scene dwarf
Onto the dirty pink surface of a standard Sheetrock panel, he transfers photocopies of Calvin Klein ads, citing Roy Lichtenstein's grids of Benday
dots and Robert Rauschenberg's solvent-based rubbing technique.
Esta pieza no centra su estrategia en la hipertextualidad del medio, sino que consiste en convertir escenas de clasicos del cine en breves animaciones: "(...) transf[iriendo] cada fotograma del original a una imagen en la que los caracteres ASCII sustituyen a los pixeles o puntos Benday
y forman en pantalla personajes, sombras y objetos" (Jana y Tribe, 2006, p.
The artist was inspired by comic-strips and advertising and was famous for using his signature hand-painted Benday
In print, when all four colours are present together the image is smooth and uninterrupted; the effect when only a single colour is printed is akin to the Benday
dots of old newsprint or a monochromatic Lichtensteinian Pop Art.
Ask students to offer examples of how the picture looks like a comic book (primary colors, black outline, Benday
In the same room one finds Dumb Compass, Infinity, and Davy Jones' Tear, representing "abstract," almost oracular teardrops or eyes rendered in silkscreen, drips, ink blots, Benday
dots, and calligraphic brushstrokes.
Lichtenstein absorbed and read back a hundred years of art history in a blaze of primary colors and Benday
Roy Lichtenstein staring out through a Benday
screen as the ultimate square-jawed comic-book creep?
A multi-coloured Benday
dot pattern (based on a photograph of a cloudy sky) is imprinted on the glass roof panels, giving the surface an almost textile-like quality as light dapples and filters through different layers of colour and glass.
For the first time, huge canvases filled with images and text blown up from comic books were hung on white walls--their saturated colors and stylized forms vibrating against backgrounds of enlarged Benday
He rescues Bagdad Saloon from undeserved obscurity, and makes striking comparisons between this work and that of Roy Lichtenstein--in particular, Lichtenstein's use of Benday
dots in such a way that the very question of the ontological stability of representation itself is called into question.