MoMA paintings by Warhol, Lichtenstein featured in pop art exhibition at Wadsworth Atheneum

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art will exhibit two special loans from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City as part of the exhibition “Hand-Painted Pop! Art and Appropriation, 1961 to Now.” Andy Warhol’s “Water Heater” and Roy Lichtenstein’s “Girl with Ball,” both painted in 1961 in New York as opening salvos in the Pop art movement, will be on view alongside a selection of 14 Pop and Pop-inspired artworks belonging to the Wadsworth Atheneum and two private collections in this exploration of the development and legacy of Pop art. “Hand-Painted Pop!” will be on view April 29 to Aug. 13. For more information visit

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