COPY AND PASTE – Sturtevant

Elaine Sturtevant (real name Elaine Frances Horan) was born in Lakewood, Ohio in 1924. She is known for copying artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and other contemporaries.

This kind of art is called Appropriation Art. Reproducing, borrowing or sampling a piece of art from other artists. Questioning the definition of originality.

The picture above is named “Study for Warhol Flowers” (1965) and is an appropriation of an Andy Warhol piece.

Sturtevant died in Paris, France in 2014.