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Pop art

  1. 1. Pop ArtBy: Pahreesa Rashidi, Kendall Kelly, Danielle Martin
  2. 2. In General• Started as a rebellion against Abstract Expressionism• All about making images into works Americans could identify with• Roots in Dadaism• British pop art was less critical, expressing a more romantic view of the subject matter
  3. 3. In the Car-1963, Roy Lichtenstein
  4. 4. Still Life #12-1962, Tom Wesselmann
  5. 5. Velveeta-1965, Mel Ramos
  6. 6. Equality210 Coca-Cola Bottles- 1962, Andy Warhol
  7. 7. Different from previous art movements,Abstract Expressionism Pop Art• Emotion • Representational• Considered “high art” • Relatable• Subject was the • Subjects were objects from unconscious and thus life, events, culture subjective in nature • Ironic and mocking• Serious • Mimics mechanical means• Dynamic gestures, elements of production of chance • Originally rejected and• Accepted by the “academy” heavily criticized
  8. 8. Historical Context• Mid 50’s and throughout the 60’s• World War ll had just ended• Cold War and then the Vietnam War• Economic boom led to mass consumerism• Television became a part of every home• “Keeping up with the Jones’”• America became covered with chain and fast food restuarants
  9. 9. Two Subjects Where does Capitalism fit in?Glamour Dark side• Stars • Poverty• Commodities • Violence• The “American Dream” • War • Materialism
  10. 10. 300 SL Coupe-1954, Andy Warhol
  11. 11. Electric Chair-1967, Warhol
  12. 12. Floor Burger- 1962, Claes Oldenburg
  13. 13. Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks- 1969-1974, Claes Oldenburg
  14. 14. Techniques• Silk-screen printing- consists of mechanical repetition of images while reducing them to its essential outlines• Impasto-Building up thick layers of paint• Airbrushing-To make photo-like paintings• Dot painting-Created Benday dots using a metal stencil and carefully painting through the regularly spaced holes of the Benday screen onto the canvas.
  15. 15. Silk-screen print example Marilyn Monroe-1962, Warhol
  16. 16. Roy Lichtenstein• Used comic books, cartoons and advertisements for inspiration• Mostly primary color palette• Dark lines and hard edges• Benday dots• Large Scale• Admired and influenced by Pablo Picasso, Paul Cezanne and Paul Klee
  17. 17. Magnifying Glass- 1963, Roy Lichtenstein
  18. 18. Look Mickey-1961, Roy Lichtenstein
  19. 19. Reflections, Art-1988, Roy Lichtenstein
  20. 20. Drowning Girl-1963, Roy Lichtenstein
  21. 21. WHAM!-1963, Roy Lichtenstein
  22. 22. On the Right: Comic Book Panel from Steve Roper, August 6, 1961, by William OvergardOn the Left: I can see the whole room… and there’s nobody in it!- 1962, Roy Lichtenstein
  23. 23. White Brushstroke-1965, Roy Lichtenstein
  24. 24. Andy Warhol• “Prince of pop”• Known for using movie stars• Transformed icons• Silk-screen printing
  25. 25. Campbell’s Soup Can-1962, Warhol
  26. 26. Brillo Box-1970, WarholBrillo Boxes- 1970, Andy Warhol
  27. 27. Mao Zedong’s-1960s-70s
  28. 28. Liz #5-1963, Andy Warhol
  29. 29. Mickey Mouse 2-1981, Warhol
  30. 30. Richard Hamilton• Is the father of pop art.• He painted and made collages• Became friends and was inspired by Duchamp.
  31. 31. “Just what is it that makes today’s home’s so different, so appealing.” (1956)
  32. 32. Jasper Johns• Used symbols, numbers and signs• Wanted to draw attention to common objects• Plays with meaning• Bold colors• Wanted to keep his work independent of the movement
  33. 33. Flag-1955, Jasper Johns
  34. 34. Target- 1974, Jasper Johns
  35. 35. Numbers in Color-1959, Jasper Johns
  36. 36. Robert Rauschenberg• “Paintings look more like real life if they are composed from the elements of real life”.• Integration• Hybrid between painting and sculpture= combines• Sculptures vs. paintings• Messy style• Collages
  37. 37. Retroactive ll-1964, Robert Rauscenberg
  38. 38. Expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden ofEden-1432-Masaccio’s
  39. 39. Combine-1963, Robert Rauschenberg
  40. 40. Bed-1955, Robert Rauschenberg
  41. 41. Features from currents #62-1970, Robert Rauschenberg
  42. 42. Claes Oldenburg• He went through different styles of art.• He mostly created sculptures. He took a ordinary object and change its context.• He wanted the viewer to stop and think about his sculptures.• He wanted his art to relate to the real world.• He was strongly influenced by Sigmund Freud.• The materials for soft sculptures: paper, canvas plaster and chicken wire, then later on vinyl, Formica, and Plexiglas.
  43. 43. Spoonbridge and Cherry-1985-1988, Claes Oldenburg
  44. 44. Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks- 1969-1974, Claes Oldenburg
  45. 45. Floor Burger- 1962, Claes Oldenburg
  46. 46. French Fries and Ketchup-1963, Claes Oldenburg
  47. 47. The End