POP ARTPOP ART EMPLOYS ASPECTS OF MASSCULTURE, SUCH AS ADVERTISING, COMIC BOOKSAND MUNDANE CULTURAL OBJECTS
ROY LICHTENSTEININSPIRATION FROM COMIC BOOKS The Pop Art movement emerged in the mid 50s in Britain and in the late 50s in the US.
ANDY WARHOL FAMOUS ICONS-REPETITIONPop art was easily recognizable by everyone, when traditional paintings needed a certain understanding and knowledge of art to be appreciated.
POP ARTThe idea behind the artwork was more important than thework itself.The focus wasn’t on the quality of the finished artwork andthe artistic skills needed to produce the artwork.Pop art is celebrating “the idea behind the artwork” ratherthan the artwork itself.
RICHARD HAMILTONOFTEN MADE POLITICAL STATEMENTS ,USED PHOTOMONTAGE TECHNIQUES
JASPER JOHNSOFTEN USED CLASSICAL ICONS LIKE THE AMERICAN FLAG
CLAES OLDENBURGFUN HUMOROUS OUTDOOR PUBLIC ART- SOFT SCULPTURES
ARTISTS TO REMEMBERSome leading pop art artists were:• Roy Lichtenstein• Andy Warhol• Richard Hamilton• Jasper Johns• Claes Oldenburg