James Rosenquist was born in North Dakota in 1933. He is now known as one of the protagonists of the pop-art movement. Early on, he attended drawing classes organized by Jack Youngerman and Robert Indiana; and at the same time, designed store windows and painted billboards to earn a living. He gained international acclaim in 1965 with his room-scale painting “F-111”. His prints have frequently been exhibited in galleries and museums internationally. They can be found in many permanent collections including those of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris, and the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Honors of his include an appointment to a six-year term to the Board of the National Council of the Arts in 1978 and receiving the Golden Plate Award from the American Academy of Achievement in 1988.
Images featured here are from “James Rosenquist”, exhibition book published by Haunch of Venison.
James Rosenquist is featured in Edition: Out Of This World