Presentation on theme: "Pop Art was an art movement inspired by popular culture of the 1950s and 60s Arts were inspired by magazines, pop music, television, films, and advertisements."— Presentation transcript:
1 Pop Art was an art movement inspired by popular culture of the 1950s and 60s Arts were inspired by magazines, pop music, television, films, and advertisements.
3 Roy Lichtenstein is seen as the second most influential Pop Artist next to Andy Warhol.
4 Distinctive styleLichtenstein adopted a commercial art style, blowing up images from comic strips or showing everyday objects in a comic book style.He used bold and bright primary colours, prominent black outlines and patterns of dots to create funny and distinctive popular works.
5 Roy LichtensteinArt was influenced by images in comic books.
8 These are some of Lichtenstein’s first works These are some of Lichtenstein’s first works. What is the same in all of these paintings.Why do you think he used only these 3 colors?
9 The most drastic change in Lichtenstein's career came with his first painting in the style of a comic strip.It was a painting of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, called “Hey Mickey”.
10 Lichtenstein used thick outlines, bold colors and Benday dots to represent colors. Benday is a process where small colored dots are used to create color, similar to Pointillism.
11 Lichtenstein worked a lot with stencils, producing rows of oversized ben-day dots, that make his paintings look machine made.He did not want his brush strokes to be seen. He used what he called “The Mechanical Hand”
12 Ben Day DotsThe patterns that Lichtenstein used are similar to Pointillism and mimic a process used for printing pictures in comics known as Benday dotsThe Benday dots printing process was invented by the illustrator and printer Benjamin Day 1810 –1889.