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pop art

or Pop Art
n.
A form of art that depicts objects or scenes from everyday life and employs techniques of commercial art and popular illustration.

pop′-art′ adj.
pop artist n.

pop art

n
(Art Movements) a movement in modern art that imitates the methods, styles, and themes of popular culture and mass media, such as comic strips, advertising, and science fiction

pop′ art′

or Pop′ Art′,


n.
art in which everyday objects and subjects are depicted with the flat naturalism of advertising or comic strips.
[1960–65]
pop′ ar′tist, n.

Pop Art

British and American art movement of the 1960s which explored antitraditional and often antiesthetic means to present everyday objects and events.
See also: Art

pop art

(c. 1955–) A reaction against abstract expressionism, the movement started almost simultaneously in the US and UK, and used the images of mass media, advertising, and pop culture, presenting common, everyday objects as art.
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Noun1.pop art - a school of art that emerged in the United Kingdom in the 1950s and became prevalent in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1960sPop Art - a school of art that emerged in the United Kingdom in the 1950s and became prevalent in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1960s; it imitated the techniques of commercial art (as the soup cans of Andy Warhol) and the styles of popular culture and the mass media
art movement, artistic movement - a group of artists who agree on general principles
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understand the Pop-art movement and be able to recognize work in this style.
The furniture depicts colourful pop-art portraits of Beatles stars Ringo, George, Paul and John.
Stacy Keibler got cheers for her pop-art micromini dress paired with red over-the-knee vinyl boots, while Kristin Cavallari, Brooke Burke, Samaire Armstrong, Shaun Robinson, Drew Lachey, Simon Rex, Kimberley Stewart and Sophia Bush strutted their stuff, too.
The site explains: 'It is purposefully "dumb" in a pop-art sense, embracing the ordinary in a way analogous to Venturi and Scott Brown's approach to architecture.
Artworks by the pop-art legend will go display on Tyneside
He was the Pop artist--and the artist who broke the Pop-art mold.
By Friday 30 September 2002 to: M & M Celebs Pop-Art Offer, PO Box 7805, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire DG8 6TQ
A new Chanel bag features work by pop-art maestro Roy Lichtenstein and hip London label Fake has dropped its trademark Union Jack in favour of bright pop-art prints.
Recognized for Pop-Art Packaging Stainless Steel and Pop Art Get New Notice for Familiar Favorite
James Rosenquist's giant Pop-art panels included realistic renderings of well-known contemporary foods and objects, juxtaposed with famous people in the news--largely from the 1960s, '70s and '80s--and really serve as visual time capsules.
And it has made all his work - his paintings and photography as well as his drawings - as worthy a piece of the pop-art vision as Andy Warhol's Campbell's soup cans.
Alloway's is as good an instance as any of the drive of source-expertise to get under and behind its materials--and can be contrasted with the later, American Pop-art fascination with the star in the foreground.