(1954–197 POP ART0) LIAN LE KYM FACTO SURAJ MAHADEVA
B E G I N N I N G S• Pop Art was developed in the 1950s first with the Independent Group in London that included Richard Hamilton• New York, Los Angeles, France (Nouveau Realists), Germany (Capital Realists)• Originated out of Post Impressionism, Fauvism, Dadaism, Abstract Expressionism, Social Realism
I was a Rich Mans Plaything (1947) Eduardo Paolozzi
Portrait of Hugh Gaitskell as a Famous Monster of Filmland (1964) Richard HamiltonThe Green Stripe (1905)Matisse
Marily Monroe (1962) Andy WarholSquares with Concentric Rings(1913)Wassily Kandinsky
Red-Blue-Yellow (1925) KandinskyThe Red Horseman (1974) Roy Lichtenstein
C H A R A C T E R I S T I C S• Emotionally cold towards its subject• Inspired by pop culture, media, advertisements, popular images, cartoons• New focus on mass consumerist, materialist art• Emphasis on color, energy, and youth• New mediums due to new technology (mass production, silk screen, printing, Technicolor, etc.)
RI C HAR D HAMI LTO N (1922 – 2011) • Exhibited art at• Began painting the Institute of at St. Martin’s Contemporary School of Art Art• Entered Royal • Taught at the Academy but Central School of dropped out Art and Design• Spent two • Joined the years at Slade Independent School of Art Group in London
IDEAS&TEC HNIQUES• He made paintings, drawings, collages, prints, • He expressed cold distaste and miscellaneous crafts for the fashionable culture• He was influence by Post- War Britain • He reflected boredom and passiveness in his art• His art focused on superficial emptiness of consumerist culture
Just What Is ItThat MakesToday’sHomes SoDifferent, SoAppealing?(1956)RichardHamilton
Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing?
Portrait of HughGaitskell as a Famous Monster of Filmland (1964) Richard Hamilton
Biography Andrew Warhola was born in PittsburghBegan to work as a In 1952 Warhol’s first solocommercial artist, usually exhibition, “Fifteen Drawingsunder the name Andy Based on the Writings ofWarhol. Throughout the Truman Capote,” was held at1950s and early 1960s, he the Hugo Gallery, New York.illustrated a great variety ofpublished projects, anddesigned department storewindows.
BooksA Is an Alphabet Wild Raspberries, a cookbook of absurdLove Is a Pink Cake, recipesSelf-published the A Gold Book, withillustrated book 25 Cats many drawings basedNamed Sam and One Blue on Wallowitch’s photosPussy,
FilmsPoor Little Rich Girl Bike BoyVinyl IKitchen A ManLupe The Nude RestaurantOuter and Inner Space Blue MovieMy Hustler NicoThe Velvet Underground The Chelsea Girls
C O N C L U S I O N"Pop art is popular (designed for a mass audience), transient(short term solution), expendable (easily forgotten), low cost,mass produced, young (aimed at youth), witty, sexy,gimmicky, glamorous, big business." -RICHARD HAMILTON