Artist: Tom Wesselmann
Dates: 23 February 1931 – 17 December 2004
Title of Piece: Bedroom Painting 1978
Brief Biography: Wesselmann was an artist associated with the Pop Art movement. His series of painting, The Great American Nude, were restricted to the three colours of the Stars and Stripes and one or two other patriotic colours such as khaki or gold. Wesselmann was experimental in what mediums he used and developed techniques using metals such as steels as well as lasers.