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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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AN exhibition showcasing the work of pop art pioneer Roy Lichtenstein is coming to a Newcastle gallery.
In the early 1960s artist Richard Hamilton was teaching at Newcastle University and it is during his time here that he started to develop the concept of Pop art. When Hamilton left the University in 1966 his reputation as a Pop artist was on the rise.
A pop art exhibition featuring the work of an artist born in Dudley is in full swing.
The EMA show displays styles ranging from Expressionist to Pop Art. Local Artist, Susan Anne Russell will exhibit one of her Pop Art Paintings- Coquette, inspired by Lichtenstein's work of comic book images and Warhol's Marilyn Monroe series.
The one million euro (PS871,000) wall of pop art is on show at Art Source, which runs until tomorrow at the RDS.
The [euro]1million wall of pop art is at Art Source, which runs until tomorrow at the RDS in Dublin.
First up in the book is a brief history of Pop Art, so relevant to today's consumerism, celebrity culture, and omnipresent advertising.
Draw Like an Artist: Pop Art. Princeton Architectural Press, February 2018.
This color-illustrated survey of the visual culture of the 1950s and 1960s looks at the development of pop art and its influences and interactions with architecture, fashion, graphic design, interior design, product design, and fine art.
Back when pop art sprang up in the late 1950s, the spirit of the movement was opposed to existing elitist art and reproduced identifiable images borrowed from mass media and popular culture such as Andy Warhol's soup can and Roy Lichtenstein's comic strips.
Pop art was a movement that first emerged in the late '50s in the Western world, as a reaction against abstract expressionist art, which was considered empty and elitist.
Nuernberg, Germany, November 11, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Galerie Fluegel-Roncak, with a strong focus on Contemporary Art and Pop Art will show various artworks of its classic collection of Pop Art by Andy Warhol, Mel Ramos, Alex Katz und Nelson De La Nuez and contemporary artists like Tracey Emin, Bozena Bosko, Damien Hirst, Mr.