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  • Pop Art

    Pop Art Movement The art movement I have chosen to study is Pop Art‚ before I decided on the movement of my choice I looked at other movements such as Impressionism and Surrealism. Both of these movements had their own unique qualities however‚ I found Pop Art very intriguing and wanted to look further into the movement. I have looked into the background and context‚ the key players and their work‚ the themes and styles associated with Pop Art as well as the reaction to the movement. Pop art

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  • Baroque and Pop Art

    In each period of art history‚ there is a story. For Baroque art‚ the story is why the period has been classically misunderstood. In the early 1600s‚ artists and intellectuals worked in academies to explore humanism begun in the Renaissance‚ classical thought (i.e. Plato and Aristotle)‚ and new trends in human thought and expression. But why does the word “Baroque” have a negative history? The original translations of this word include Italian for “tortuous medieval pedantry” and Portuguese for “deformed

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  • Influence of Pop Art

    The Influence of Pop Art Illustration Essay To be someone who goes ‘against the crowd’‚ you must have a lot of courage. Well‚ back in the late 1950’s‚ pop artists such as Andy Warhol‚ Roy Lichtenstein and many others did exactly that. During this time period‚ pop art was a challenge to the traditions of fine art by using images of pop culture. You may be asking yourself‚ what is pop art? Pop art consists of objects that are removed from their original context and combined with unrelated material

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  • Pop Art

    Synopsis Although Pop art is now most associated with the work of New York artists of the early 1960s such as Andy Warhol‚ Roy Lichtenstein‚ James Rosenquist‚ and Claes Oldenburg‚ artists who drew on popular imagery were part of an international phenomenon that saw major developments in various cities from the mid-1950s onwards. Following the Abstract Expressionist and Neo-Dada movements‚ Pop’s reintroduction of identifiable imagery (drawn from mass media and popular culture) was a major shift for

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  • Andy Warhol Pop Art

    Pop Art: A Critical Analysis “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.” (Warhol) Thus summarizes the unique and captivating art style: Pop Art. In a high commercialized world‚ Pop Art emerges as a contending force and took over the world of advertisement. The entrancing world of Pop Art has been a large part of our art culture since the 1950’s. In order to understand Pop Art‚ a close look must be taken towards

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  • Pop Art and Sexual Connotations

    Allen Jones and the Nude Pop Art is an art movement that started in the mid-1950s and presented a challenge to the traditional expectations of art. Artists who were involved focused on various themes such as mass production and sexuality in the hope of making references to contemporary society. In this essay I am going to discuss how sexuality and women are presented in Pop Art by analysing Allen Jones’ works in relation to John Berger’s argument on how women are depicted in western paintings.

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  • Exploration Proposal Pop Art

    Exploration Proposal I hope to explore the images of comic strips consumerism and symbolism in pop art that have been influenced in our everyday lives and how the mass media‚ advertising and popular culture are portrayed through pop art. One of the greatest iconic pop culture artists Andy Warhol suggests “I like boring things” this is a broad indication of a part of how pop culture is based on. It exposes how objects in everyday life can be right in front of us and we as people don’t think twice

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  • Pop Art

    Pop Art Questions | | 1. What does the art movement Pop Art mean? 2. What are the Pop Art ideas? 3. How are they exhibited? 4. The colors used‚ how are they different from traditional art? 5. Who were the pioneers of the pop art movement? | | 1. Pop Art appreciates popular culture‚ or what we also call “material culture.” It does not critique the consequences of materialism and consumerism; it simply recognizes its pervasive presence as a natural fact. Pop art relies on

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  • Pop Art

    Pop art is a visual art movement that emerged in the mid 1950s in Britain and in parallel in the late 1950s in the United States. The coinage of the term Pop Art is often credited to British art critic/curator‚ Lawrence Alloway in an essay titled The Arts and the Mass Media‚ although the term he uses is "popular mass culture" Nevertheless‚ Alloway was one of the leading critics to defend mass culture and Pop Art as a legitimate art form. Pop art is one of the major art movements of the twentieth

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  • The Emergence Of Pop Art

    Emergence of Pop Art Pop art has become one of the most recognizable styles of modern art. Unlike most art before the 50s‚ pop art was a new approach to representational visual communication. This became a major directional shift of modernism‚ where the works are inspired by the “pop” of the present; from the mid-1950s onward‚ artists who drew on a popular imagery were part of an international phenomenon. Drawing from mass media and popular culture‚ the subject matter became far from traditional

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