Warhol And Art With Pop Culture Essay

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After the World War II, the United States went through a time were economic and political growth. This was time when Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe were the peak of their fame and television had replaced the radio. In the 1950’s and the 1960’s there was a new cultural revolution. This new cultural revolution of activists, thinkers, and artists. This was the time were new generation of artists were appeared in Britain and in the United States. During the late 1950’s the pop artists began to look for inspiration in everyday things. They were getting inspiration from consumer goods and mass media. They began with bold colors, and they also adopted the silk-screening. They also established and idea were there work had its own originality. Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein were very aware of the past however there idea was to connect fine art with pop culture. There ideas came straight from the televisions, advertisements, films, and cartoons. Nevertheless the famous creations of Warhol and Lichtenstein and other artist, managed to stamp the 1950 and 1960 as the pop art era. The pop art first emerged in the in the United Kingdom. When pop art emerged in the 1950, it received its inspiration from comic books, pop music, advertising, and movies. In Britain pop art took form from both celebration and critique of a popular art culture. Richard Hamilton was a member of the International Group that consisted of painters, sculptors, theorist, and writers and there purpose was to

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