“I don't depict nudes from any sociological, cultural, or emotional intention,” Tom Wesselmann once explained. “The nude, I feel, is a good way to be aggressive.
Tom Wesselmann was one of the main practitioners of American Pop Art, along with James Rosenquist and Roy Lichtenstein. Although Pop Art made a.
Tom Wesselmann. Great American Nude, 2. 1961. Synthetic polymer paint, gesso, charcoal, enamel, oil, and collage on plywood. 59 5/8 x 47 1/2" (151.5 x 120.5.
Warhol and Lichtenstein's contemporary never saw himself as a pop artist nor the nudes he painted alongside Coke bottles and bread as mere.