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Mel Ramos

American, 1935-2018
Mel Ramos’s provocative, humorous paintings mix idealized nude women with the imagery of popular culture—Coca Cola bottles, movie posters, and the like. A prolific artist from his emergence in the 1960s onward, Ramos has often based his nudes on the female celebrities of the day, from Marilyn Monroe to Scarlett Johansson. His style references the sensuality and glossy flatness of pin-ups and Playboy spreads and has drawn the ire of feminists and art critics alike, despite Ramos’s assertion that his works are “apolitical”. Though clearly aligned with Pop art in his appropriation of imagery from mass media and consumer products, Ramos calls his practice rooted in Surrealism and its emphasis on “absurd conjunctions”—in his case, a beautiful nude woman emerging from a Snickers wrapper or lounging seductively in a banana split.
(Biography provided by Hamilton-Selway Fine Art)
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Mel Ramos, Hav-A-Havana 6 - Signed Print, American Pop Art, Nude
By Mel Ramos
Located in Hamburg, DE
Mel Ramos (American, born 1935) Hav-A-Havana 6, 1999 Medium: Lithograph in colors, on wove paper Dimensions: 52.5 x 55.5 cm Edition of 199: Hand-signed and numbered Condition: Mint
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Mel Ramos

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Lithograph

Hav-a-Havana Mel Ramos at Kantor Gallery, limited ed. Hand Signed by Mel Ramos
By Mel Ramos
Located in New York, NY
Mel Ramos at Kantor Gallery (Hand Signed), 1997 Limited Edition Offset Lithograph (hand signed by Mel Ramos) Pencil signed and dated on lower front Frame Included: framed in dark woo...
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1990s Pop Art Mel Ramos

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Offset, Lithograph

Mel Ramos, Hav-A-Havana 3 - Lithograph, Pop Art, Nude, Signed Print
By Mel Ramos
Located in Hamburg, DE
Mel Ramos (American, born 1935) Hav-A-Havana 3, 1999 Medium: Lithograph in colors, on wove paper Dimensions: 57.5 x 57.5 cm Edition of 199: Hand-signed and numbered Condition: Mint
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20th Century Pop Art Mel Ramos

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Lithograph

Mel Ramos 'Virnaburger' (or Verna Burger) signed print
By Mel Ramos
Located in San Rafael, CA
Mel Ramos (1935-2018) Virnaburger (Verna Burger), 1965 Offset lithograph A proof aside from the numbered edition of 500 Signed and dated LR: M Ramos 65 Image 19 x 14 inches In a vint...
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1960s Pop Art Mel Ramos

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Offset

Miss Kiss (Lightbox), Pop Art Wall Sculpture by Mel Ramos
By Mel Ramos
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Mel Ramos, American (1935 - ) Title: Miss Kiss (Lightbox) Year: 2015 Medium: 3-D Sculpture multiple: Lightbox with Steelcut, Acrylic Paint, electrical cord and switch Edition...
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2010s Pop Art Mel Ramos

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Steel, Enamel

O from the Hollywood Suite, Pop Art Painting by Mel Ramos
By Mel Ramos
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Mel Ramos, American (1935 - ) Title: O from the Hollywood Suite Year: 2009 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed and dated verso Size: 39.5 in. x 30 in. (100.33 cm x 76.2 cm) Frame S...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Mel Ramos

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Oil

Mixed Nuts, Pop Art Pin-Up Enamel Print by Mel Ramos
By Mel Ramos
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Mel Ramos, American (1935 - ) Title: Mixed Nuts Year: 2008 Medium: Enamel on Steel, signed and numbered in marker Edition: 125, 25 AP Size: 28 in. x 20 in. x 1.5 in. (71.12 c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Mel Ramos

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Enamel, Steel

PEEK A BOO MARILYN TRIPTYCH
By Mel Ramos
Located in Aventura, FL
Set of 3 lithographs on heavy smooth white wove paper. Each sheet measures 31.5 x 23 inches. Each hand signed and numbered in pencil. Numbered A.P. 18/50 (artist's proofs aside fro...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Mel Ramos

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Paper, Lithograph

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