James Rosenquist

James Rosenquist (November 29, 1933 – March 31, 2017) was an American player and one of the proponents of the pop art movement. Drawing from his background lively in sign painting, Rosenquist's pieces often explored the role of advertising and consumer culture in art and society, utilizing techniques he teacher making trailer art to depict popular cultural icons and mundane indistinctive objects. While his works have often been compared to those from extra key figures of the pop art movement, such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, Rosenquist's pieces were unique in the habit that they often employed elements of surrealism using fragments of advertisements and cultural imagery to put the accent on the overwhelming plants of ads. He was a 2001 inductee into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.

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