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Stepping Out  1978

by Roy Lichtenstein

To many people, Roy Lichtenstein's paintings based on comic strips are synonymous with Pop Art. These depictions of characters in tense, dramatic situations are intended as ironic commentaries on modern man's plight, in which mass media — magazines, advertisements, and television — shapes everything, even our emotions. Lichtenstein also based paintings on well-known master...
86 3/4 × 70 1/8 in. (220.3 × 178.1 cm)
Oil and Magna on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art