Presentation on theme: "ARTISTIC MOVEMENT BEGINNING IN THE MID 1950’S DEPICTS OBJECTS OR SCENES FROM EVERYDAY LIFE TECHNIQUES FROM COMMERCIAL ART AND POPULAR ILLUSTRATION What."— Presentation transcript:
ARTISTIC MOVEMENT BEGINNING IN THE MID 1950’S DEPICTS OBJECTS OR SCENES FROM EVERYDAY LIFE TECHNIQUES FROM COMMERCIAL ART AND POPULAR ILLUSTRATION What Is Pop Art?
THEMES IN POP ART Repetition Color Every Day Objects Size and Scale Pop- Culture Popular Illustration
MATCH PICTURE WITH TECHNIQUE 1.Repetition 2.Color 3.Everyday Objects 4.Size and Scale A) B) C) D)
ANDY WARHOL Former commercial illustrator Famous for his Pop Art paintings and screen prints Very interested in celebrities and images of popular culture
ANDY WARHOL Repetition Every day objects Pop culture Art not Advertisement *Match art with style
CLAES OLDENBURG Former journalist and librarian Started selling plaster replicas of house hold items Giant sculptures of food Soft sculptures of hard objects
CLAES OLDENBURG Size and Scale Everyday Objects Material Change *Which one is in Denver?
BUT WHAT ABOUT THE DOTS? What does pop art have to do with dots? Why did we do that activity?
YAYOI KUSAMA Works include paintings, sculpture, collage, performance art, and environmental installations Creates art using only dots Born in Japan, moved to New York Impact on pop art, minimalism, and feminism movement Influenced Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg Largely forgotten after she left New York in 1970 Regarded today as one of Japan’s greatest artists alive
YAYOI KUSAMA Repetition Color Grid Infinity
YAYOI KUSAMA: WHY DOTS? Dots represented her hallucinations and visions Kusama had mental illness Admitted herself into a mental hospital after almost attempting suicide Continues to paint