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Roy Lichtenstein

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Art crime

California man sentenced to five years in prison for $6m international art fraud scheme

Philip Righter pleaded guilty to selling works fraudulently attributed to Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, among others

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Lichtenstein Foundation gives hundreds of works to the Whitney and Smithsonian

The organisation wants to get its collection "out into the world", the director says

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Art market

Roy Lichtenstein painting hidden in private collection for 25 years to be unveiled

Frightened Girl is part of an exhibition devoted to the Ben-Day dot technique commonly used in pulp fiction comics

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Art market

Phillips and Sotheby's deliver healthy totals for contemporary art

Capping an epic week of auctions, solid results featuring records for female artists and a Ferrari bode well for market's future—so long as it doesn't overheat

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Tate

Artists Barbara Hepworth and Andrew Forge and fellow Tate trustee Herbert Read opposed a £4,665 Lichtenstein in 1966

After a heated debate the purchase, estimated to be worth more than $40m, went ahead

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Francis Naumann

What's on in New York: From Neo-Classicism to Pop Art

A Rothko double-header at PaceWildenstein and Washburn, Lichtenstein’s brushstrokes legacy at Mitchell-Innes & Nash while Gagosian installs “Brushstroke” at the Seagram building Plaza

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Art market

What's on in London: Jacklin at Marlborough and Oxford’s MoMA

Scully is centrepiece of Cork Street’s Open Weekend

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Exhibitions

MoMA to hold Lichtenstein retrospective in 1992

The exhibition will travel through Europe, and in 1993 will be enlarged and shown at the Guggenheim to celebrate the artist's sixtieth birthday