Melinda Camber Porter In Conversation With Roy Lichtenstein: New York Green Street Mural 1983, Vol 1, No 2 by Roy LichtensteinMelinda Camber Porter In Conversation With Roy Lichtenstein: New York Green Street Mural 1983, Vol 1, No 2 by Roy Lichtenstein

Melinda Camber Porter In Conversation With Roy Lichtenstein: New York Green Street Mural 1983, Vol…

byRoy Lichtenstein, Melinda Camber PorterEditorJoseph Robert Flicek

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The conversation between Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) and Melinda Camber Porter (1953-2008) took place on December 18, 1983, when Roy Lichtenstein’s Greene Street Mural drew crowds to Leo Castelli’s landmark SoHo Greene Street Gallery in downtown New York. Roy Lichtenstein describes to Melinda Camber Porter the many influences on his art from the Renaissance painters to Japanese art in terms of his brush strokes, perspective, and styles.

Melinda Camber Porter passed away from ovarian cancer in 2008 and she left a significant body of work in art, journalism, and literature. The Melinda Camber Porter Archive provides for the continuation and expansion of the ideas expressed in the publication of her many books of art, journalism, and literature (www.MelindaCamberPorter.com).

Roy Lichtenstein (1923 - 1997) encouraged a broader understanding and experience of his art for contemporary artists of his time.Melinda Camber Porter born in London and graduated from Oxford University with a First Class Honors degree in Modern Languages. She began her writing career in Paris as a cultural correspondent for The Times ...
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Title:Melinda Camber Porter In Conversation With Roy Lichtenstein: New York Green Street Mural 1983, Vol…Format:HardcoverDimensions:62 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.31 inPublished:April 18, 2016Publisher:Blake PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents ixFigure Illustrations xiMelinda Camber Porter In Conversation With Roy Lichtenstein 1The Melinda Camber Porter Archive About 37Art 39Literature 42Film 44Journalism 44Praise 48More Information 51Index 52Birth of a Virgin (Lorenzetti), Brancusi, Constantin, 11brush strokes, 2-4, 6-7, 10, 17, 26Camber Porter, Melinda, bio, 37-38Camber Porter, Melinda, works and exhibitions, 39-47cartoon paintings, 5,17Collage for Water Lilies Tapestry (Lichtenstein), 20commercial art, 6, 26Cubism, 22-23de Kooning, Willem, 2fifties style, 8Golf Ball painting, 16Greene Street Mural (Lichtenstein), 8-9Greene Street Mural, discussion of, 8-11humor, in paintings, 6, 13, 24, 25Indian works, 8intellect vs. emotion, in paintings, 4-6Is This What You Asked Of Me (Camber-Porter), 22Japanese influence, 12-13, 18, 19Malevich, Kazimir, 4Mondrian, Piet, 4Monet, Claude, 28Mural with Blue Brushstroke (Lichtenstein), 19New York City, as work environment, 29objects, relationship to, 13-14Picasso, Pablo, 11Pollack, Jackson, 13Pop Art, 13, 17Rauschenberg, Robert, 13Renaissance art, 21-23Seven Apple Woodcut series, 17sixties style, 15thirties style, 9Tokyo Brushstroke I (Lichtenstein), 14Tokyo Brushstroke ll (Lichtenstein), 14WPA (Works Progress Administration), 9

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Melinda Camber Porter: "What kind of emotions were you expressing?"Roy Lichtenstein: "The emotions I deal with are placement and a kinesthetic sense of position and color. I am removed from the emotions I am depicting because they are usually ironic or are even silly sometimes. But the emotion a painting contains should be a unity. And it is another emotion altogether."