Was Roy Lichtenstein Jewish?

Roy Lichtenstein

Well, to make a long story short, Roy Lichtenstein was Jewish!

Since Roy Lichtenstein's mother was Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also Jewish. His father was Jewish too.

Roy Lichtenstein (who's full birth name was Roy Fox Lichtenstein) was born on October 27, 1923 in Manhattan, New York, United States.

During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement. His work defined the basic premise of pop art better than any other through parody.

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