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  • Andy Warhol Andy Warhol
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    The Founder of Pop Art: Andy Warhol Andy Warhol is the god father of Pop Art. His window advertisements were the beginning of an era where art would be seen in an array of forms away from the traditional paintings and sculptures of the old world. His love of bright colors and bold patters along with his quirky personality paved the way for his successful career as a major figure in the pop art movement. Warhol was born in 1930, in the town of McKeesport, Pennsylvania. His parents were Czech immi...
  • Images Of Pop Art
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    Kings County, Calif. West Hills Community College POP ART Art Appreciation 52 CONTENTS. POP ART 4 II. ANDY WARHOL 5 . DAVID HOCKNEY 7 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 1. Illustration 1: Roy Lichtenstein, Wham m! , Cover 2. Illustration 2: Andy Warhol, Campbell Soup Can 63. Illustration 3 David Hockney, A Bigger Splash 7 POP ART Art in which everyday objects and subjects are depicted with the flat naturalism of advertising or comic strips. 1. Pop Art, visual arts movement of the 1950's and 1960's, principal...
  • New Era Of Pop Art
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    George Segal describes his artwork by saying, the inner state of the mind connects to the outside surface of the sculpture (Tuchman, 8). George Segal is known for his representation of life-sized white plaster human figures placed in everyday situations (Tuchman, 5). An originator of Pop Art, George Segal has been associated with many as an Abstract Expressionist. Throughout his lifetime, George's work has been criticized because of his abstract style. The new era of Pop Art can be attributed to...
  • Inspiration And Major Influence To Sister Corita
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    CORITA KENT By John Kelleher 12/14/00 American Pop Art was born of the newly found self-confidence with which American art had asserted itself. The subject matter which provided the initial impulse was the cultural concept of Americanism itself: the idea of progress, the media industry sensation, and the relative boom of stardom and cultural icons in Hollywood. The birth place of these new phenomena seems to have its roots in the city of New York, the so called cultural center of the USA. In the...
  • Pop Art And Andy Warhol
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    In the early 1950's many things had and where just about to begin. The war had just finished and the world of art was opening new forms such as dada and pop art. There was also people staring to experiment with drugs, rock and roll and sex, all helping them express themselves in there art and writing, such as the beatniks. The likes of Marcel Duchamp and how the politics and anger of world war one became the base on a movement called DADA. Then Pop art and Andy Warhol not to think about this man...
  • Growing Popularity Of Pop Art
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    How did Pop Art challenge beliefs about consumerism Discuss with reference to two artists. Introduction: In order to discuss pop art I have chosen to examine the work and to some extent lives of Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol who were two of the main forces behind the American movement. I intend to reflect the attitudes of the public and artists in America at this time, while examining the growing popularity of pop art from its rocky, abstract expressionist start in the 1950's through the heig...
  • Commodity Fetish In Relation To Modern Art
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    When I think about the phrase "Commodity Fetish" in relation to modern art, It makes two things come to mind. (1) Pop Art and it's relation to Mass Media, and (2) Karl Marx's explanation of the phenomenon referred to as Commodity Fetish. Marx used the term Commodity Fetishism in Das Kapital to underline how commodities appear to be considerable objects but are actually networks of social relationships. In other words, many objects are bought for the sole reason of prestige, rather than overall p...
  • Known As The Pop Art Movement
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    The movement of Popular Art is more commonly known as the Pop Art Movement. This movement began in the late 1950's and continued to flourish in the 1960's and 1970's. The artists of this movement took common goods such as celebrities, media images and icons and transformed them into works of art. Pop Art developed primarily in the United States and Britain. In the U.S. the art of this movement was linked to the wealth and prosperity of the post World War II era. Artist Richard Hamilton's famous ...
  • New Art Movement Pop Art
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    POP ART: A NEW ART MOVEMENT Pop Art is an art movement that appeared in the fifties as a reaction against "Abstract Expressionism" (considered as an accepted style). It referred to some artists' interest in the images of mass media, advertising, comics, and consumer products. Pop Art brought art back to materiality and popular culture as it eliminated the difference between good and bad taste, and fine art and commercial art techniques (Pop Art 07/12/2002). Lawrence Alloway first used the term P...
  • Pop Art's Use Of Banal Subject
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    Pop Art turned form the highly personal abstraction of Abstract Expressionism to images from popular culture. Pop Art was a movement from late 1950's to the early 1960's, predominantly in London and New York. Pop Artists looked at popular culture for their source of inspiration. Andy Warhol established and enhanced the status of Pop Art. Warhol's screen-print, "Green Coca Cola" 1962 consists of multiple images of coca cola. By the repetition of such a banal object, the audience is reminded of ma...
  • Pop Art Unlike Some Other Art Movements
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    PREFACE: Art during the mid-twentieth century contained some of the most important changes art history. These explosive times were counter-balanced with explosive popular culture. More historical events, abrupt changes, and turbulence occurred from the end of World War II until the height of the Vietnam War than in any time period. Before this time, styles of art had lasted generations. In the 1960's numerous important art movements were happening at the same time. There were variations on varia...
  • Father Of Pop Art Andy Warhol
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    Andy Warhol: The Father of Pop Art Andy Warhol has spewed forth in many examples of the modern style that is known as "Pop art,' in various mediums -spanning from silkscreen to a cable network. Not only has Warhol greatly contributed to this revolutionary style, but also in many ways, he has created it. Andy Warhol's style was certainly part of the select first that were even labeled as "Pop. ' Warhol had also used the media, which captured his eccentricities, to his advantage and that aided in ...

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