Part 7. Lisa Tickner, Ken Russell’s ‘Pop Goes the Easel’ (1962)
This study day explores issues raised by a major Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at Tate Modern. His extraordinary body of work is the springboard for a critical exploration of ideas around the meaning of pop in the US and UK and its legacy for contemporary art and culture. Curators, academics and artists will contribute to the debates. Speakers include: Hal Foster, art critic and historian, Iria Candela, Curator, Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, Tate Modern, David Mellor, University of Sussex, Leon Wainwright, The Open University and Lisa Tickner, The Courtauld Institute of Art. Question and answer sessions will be chaired by Gill Perry, The Open University and Marko Daniel, Tate. This event is related to the exhibition Lichtenstein: A Retrospective £15, concessions £12. Price including exhibition entry £25, concessions £20. Booking recommended.