NEW YORK — Dorothy Lichtenstein greets a visitor in the West Village studio of her late husband, the Pop artist, Roy. Now home to a foundation she established in 1999 to promote his art, the space in a former electrical factory is a vast expanse of white walls and polished wood floors with famous Benday Dot paintings and mirror sculptures bathing in sunlight streaming in through the ceiling windows.

In her sixth decade, Lichtenstein is a beautiful woman, with long blonde hair and better legs than many women half her age. It’s easy to see why she caused a stir when she landed at the now-defunct Bianchini Gallery in the early Sixties, fresh out of college with a degree in art history.

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