Proto-popIt should also be noted that while the British pop art movement predated the American pop art movement, there were some earlier American proto-Pop origins which utilized 'as found' cultural objects. During the 1920s American artists Gerald Murphy, Charles Demuth and Stuart Davis created paintings prefiguring the pop art movement that contained pop culture imagery such as mundane objects culled from American commercial products and advertising design.
POP Art<br />
Pop art is a visual art movement that began in the mid 1950s in Britain and in the late 1950s in the United States. <br />
Peter Blake<br /> Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by Peter Blake<br />
Pop Art<br />bold<br />simple<br /> everyday imagery<br />vibrant block colors<br /> it was interesting to look at and had a hip feel.<br />
Roy Lichtenstein<br />Drowning Girl by Roy Lichtenstein, 1963. Roy Lichtenstein used the splash page of a romance story in DC Comics' Secret Hearts #83 (November 1962), lettered by Ira Schnapp, as the basis for the image<br />
Pop removes the material from its environment and isolates the object, or combines it with other objects, for study. <br />