James Rosenquist

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Birthday
29, 1933
Birthplace
Grand Forks, ND
Death Date
Mar 31, 2017 (83)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1933
Birthplace
Grand Forks, ND
Death Date
Mar 31, 2017 (83)

About

Pop artist whose works included paintings, collages, drawings, and prints. He was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 2001. 

Before Fame

He attended the Minneapolis School of Art and the University of Minnesota. He was a billboard painter from 1957 until 1960.

Trivia

His 1992 print "Time Dust" measured seven feet by thirty-five feet and was considered for a time to be the world's largest print. 

Family Life

His parents, Louis and Ruth Rosenquist, were of Swedish ancestry. They were amateur pilots who moved around a great deal before settling in Minneapolis.

Associated With

He was favorably compared to fellow pop artist Roy Lichtenstein.