Pop Art Essay

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  • Introduction Of Pop Art

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    Kristen Carrow Gary Moeller HONS Art Appreciation 28 Nov 2017 Pop art occurred during the mid 1950s to the early 1970s. It started with four artists: andy warhol, roy lichtenstein, james rosenquist, and claes oldenburg. All four artists took their inspiration from mass media and the pop culture of the time. The term “pop art” possibly came from several different origins, the first used in writing attributed to lawrence alloway and alison and peter smithson, members of the independent group. In

  • Pop Art History

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    “Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesn't look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself.”, Roy Lichtenstein. This quote genuinely shows the essence of Pop Art and how Pop Art became a whole different breed of art. Pop Art came like a thunderstorm taking over the globe in the late 50’s and the early 60’s and has continued to be a staple in the world of art. Pop Art has played a massive part in art history and in history in general. The aim for this paper is to inform audiences

  • Capitalism In Pop Art

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    Cameron Howard ART HIST 11/7/2017 POP ART: Promoting Capitalism Through its Social Movement Viewpoint Pop Art is portrayed by procedures and topics drawn from mainstream mass culture like comic books, promotions, and ordinary social articles. This movement is broadly deciphered as a response to the thoughts of unique expressionism. Pop Art proposed to utilize pictures of prominent rather than elitist culture in workmanship, accentuating the commonplace components of any given culture, as a rule

  • The Pop Of Pop Art Movement Essay

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    Pop Art movement, centralised in the United States during the 1950s-60s, was a stage in the post modernism era in which the line between low art and high art was blurred and art was more accessible to the general public (Gambino, 2011). Andy Warhol was an iconic artist during the pop art movement alongside artists like Rauschenberg and Lichtenstein. The artworks, “Campbell’s Soup Cans” (1962) and “Marilyn Diptych” (1962), depict icons from two different contexts and illustrate the theme of over consumption

  • Imagery In Pop Art

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    Pop artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and James Rosenquist celebrated commonplace objects as a way of seeking to elevate popular culture to the level of fine art. With the increasing influence of television and mass media outlets, Americans were constantly bombarded with popular culture imagery. These three artists replicate and elevate this imagery to create something more than the sum of its parts. By using high-style treatment of commercial imagery, repetition in series paintings

  • The Leader Of Pop Art

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    Childhood The leader of Pop Art, Andrew Warhola, was born on August 6th, 1928. His parents Ondrej and Ulja Warhola were both Czechoslovakian immigrants, before giving birth, they moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ondrej and Ulja had two elder sons named John and Paul. During his adolescence years, a plethora of different health disorders had affected Andrew, such as; Sydenham’s chorea and Scarlet fever. Andrew constantly received treatment which caused him to develop a fear towards hospitals.

  • The History Of Pop Art As An Art Movement

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    Pop Art is an art movement that started sometime during the 1950’s and 60’s, it is said that it emerged first in the United Kingdom and slowly made its way to the United States. It incorporates popular everyday symbols such as Disney, Coca-Cola, McDonalds or any other company conglomerate. Before pop art, art was being held to some crazy standards such as that an art piece had to be unique, one of a kind ,deeply contemplative or philosophical; however, people argued that this made art highly elitist

  • Popular Art: What Is Pop Art?

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    What is Pop Art? Pop art is an art movement that commenced in England during the 60s. The whole idea behind them was making every day ordinary objects to look more attractive by changing the color schemes to brighter ones. Pop artists use vibrant and complementary colors to make them stand out. When the movement had begun in the 60s, it was really popular and so it still has the name. Pop art usually utilizes very bright colors. It is also drawn in a way that is influenced by comics and newspaper

  • Consumer Culture In Pop Art

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    The pop movement established itself during the rapid multinational corporate American expansion of the late 1950’s to mid-1960’s (Mamiya 1992, 14). Recognised for their study of subjects of popular culture and incorporation of “commercial techniques.” (Burton 2007, 113), Pop artists embraced “the culture of the masses” (Wilson 2011, 3). Although the Pop artists remained critically aware of the shortcomings within consumer culture their entanglement with the mentality and techniques of the culture

  • The Pop Art Movement Essay

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    The Pop Art Movement Pop art got its name from Lawrence Alloway, who was a British art critic in 1950’s. The name “Pop Art” reflected on the “familiar imagery of the contemporary urban environment” (kleiner, 981). This art form was popular for its bold and simple looks plus its bright and vibrant colors. An example of this type of art is the oil painting done by Andy Warhol, “Marilyn Diptych” (Warhol, Marilyn Diptych) in 1962. The Pop art movement became known in the mid-1950 and continued as

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