Roy Lichtenstein’s Cover for Newsweek’s 1966 Pop Art Issue In April of 1966 Newsweek magazine devoted an issue to Pop “in art, fashion, entertainment, business,” and commissioned perennial Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein to create the popping cover art.
Pop artists broke down the separation between fine art and popular culture in their work: Lichtenstein borrows the language of comics for his painting 'Whaam'. Pop art was associated to one of the key characteristics on Post-Modernism.
Picture-perfect kiss by ROY LICHTENSTEIN – Along with Andy Warhol, the most famous figure of the American Pop-Art. His works are often related to the style of the comics, though Lichtenstein rejected that idea.