Roy Lichtenstein works to be exhibited at Tate Modern

The walls of the Tate Modern in London are to be adorned with comic strips and advertising images as the gallery hosts an exhibition of the works of American artist Roy Lichtenstein.

Roy Lichtenstein's painting Whaam! on display at the Tate Modern in London. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Lichtenstein: A Retrospective is the first full-scale retrospective of the artist in more than 20 years and brings together 125 paintings and sculptures, including items loaned from the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

A woman poses for a photograph beside Roy Lichtenstein's paintings Oh,Jeff...I Love You, Too...But... 1964 (left) and Drowning Girl, 1963. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

The exhibition showcases such key paintings as Look Mickey 1961 loaned from the National Gallery Art, Washington and his monumental Artist’s Studio series of 1973–4.

Visitor's Assistant Hilal Ozelci views Roy Lichtenstein's sculptures Woman: Sunlight, Moonlight 1996. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

The exhibition runs from February 21 to May 27 at the Tate Modern in London.