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A form of art that depicts objects or scenes from everyday life and employs techniques of commercial art and popular illustration.
pop artist n.
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(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
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or Pop′ Art′,
art in which everyday objects and subjects are depicted with the flat naturalism of advertising or comic strips.
pop′ ar′tist, n.
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British and American art movement of the 1960s which explored antitraditional and often antiesthetic means to present everyday objects and events.See also: Art
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(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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|Noun||1.||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 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|
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