Praise for Laurie Lambrecht in The New York Times


RWFA will feature Laurie's work this fall with Laurie Lambrecht in Roy Lichtenstein's Studio: The First and The Unseen. The New York Times profiles Laurie Lambrecht in the June 17th issue.

The New York Times

Inside the Studio of a Pop Art Icon

by Karin Lipson

Gordon M. Grant for The New York TimesAs a photographer, Laurie Lambrecht often travels to exotic or glamorous places, like Marrakesh or Beijing or Portofino, Italy. But a few years ago, she also began a different kind of journey, revisiting a cache of photographs of the Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein that she had taken in the early 1990s and, for the most part, had not looked at since.

The photographs, stored as negatives in binders (most recently, in a closet), reflect the period from 1990 to 1992, when Ms. Lambrecht served several stints as an assistant to Mr. Lichtenstein in New York and Southampton. During that time, she was given access to his artistic process as well as the opportunity to capture it on camera.

"Many people photographed him; but they weren't around long enough, day in and day out, for the nuances," Ms. Lambrecht, 55, said recently in her studio here, across a stretch of lawn from her cedar-shingled house. In recent years, she said, "I've realized what a unique situation I had."

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You can pre-order Laurie Lambrecht's upcoming monograph, Inside Roy Lichtenstein's Studio, published by Monacelli Press and scheduled to be released in October.