James Rosenquist: Warhol's favourite artist celebrated in London show
"Surreal, innovative and political paintings by an American artist worshipped by Andy Warhol have gone on display in London.
James Rosenquist was a pop art pioneer whose name is well known in America and parts of Europe, but far less so in the UK.
The London show, at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, which occupies a stupendously grand 18th-century townhouse in Mayfair, may go a small way towards changing that. It focuses on his work in the 1960s, when he was part of a New York gang that included artists such as Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg, and shows how he was frequently ahead of his time."
- Mark Brown, Arts correspondent
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