During 2005-2006, the Richard Pettibone: A Retrospective Exhibition of approximately 200 paintings traveled to three Museums. The Richard Pettibone Retrospective presented a comprehensive exhibition of Pettibone's unique "art historical referencing" to a larger audience, many of whom had only been familiar with later Appropriation Artists such as Elaine Sturtevant, Vik Muniz, Richard Prince, Louise Lawler, Tom Friedman and Sherrie Levine.
He has relentlessly produced exquisitely accurate pocket-size copies of modernist masterworks by artists from Duchamp and Brancusi to Lichtenstein and Warhol. In addition, he has seemed completely unperturbed by this apparent lack of originality. What has it gotten him? Certainly not the attention he deserves.Our selection of Richard Pettibone Paintings includes iconic Miniature Masterpiece Appropriations of famous Pop Art Paintings by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella and Jasper Johns.