Installation view


Installation view



Mel Ramos | Works from the 1960s
15 June to 17 August 2007

In the summer of 2007 Robert Sandelson gallery presented its second exhibition by acclaimed Californian Pop artist, Mel Ramos. The exhibition focused on his early 1960s paintings, including his renowned commercial nudes and costumed comic book heroes and heroines.

Mel Ramos (born 1935) is an important figure of the American Pop art movement. In the 1960s Ramos developed a specific kind of Pop art iconography by combining nude pin-up girls from American magazines and advertisements with branded products such as Coca Cola and Colgate as in 'Gloria Gardol', illustrated on the left.


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