The Movement Of Pop Art

991 WordsApr 5, 20154 Pages
The term ‘Pop Arts ‘was innovated in the mid-1950s and early 1960 's. Undoubtedly, the god father of this movement is Andy Warhol – the biggest influence on humanity 's fixation on visual art. His performance traverses the connection among aesthetic utterance, culture and commercial. By applying various ways of techniques which included silk screen process (for mass production) and colour settlement, Warhol showed to the world of art his perspectives on media, economics and politics. Thus, this paper will analyse the movement of Pop art as well as Andy Warhol‘s artwork: Tomato Campbell’s Soup. Andy Warhol – a well-known ad illustrator in Pop Art movement was born in August 6, 1928 in Pennsylvania. As a young boy, Andy liked to draw, colour, and cut and paste picture with the supporting from his mother. In 1945 he entered the Carnegie Institute of where his major in pictorial design. After graduation, Warhol moved to New York where he started work as a commercial artist. Throughout the 1950s, Warhol enjoyed a successful career as a commercial artist, winning several commendations. In 1953, he had his first show at Hugo Gallery. The 1960s was an extremely prolific decade for Warhol. He came to public notice through work that drew on advertising, brand names and newspaper stories. He is an important person who collapse a boundaries between high and low art(Pagliari, 2013). Many of his well-known paintings, images was produced with the concept of Pop art. Pop
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