Presentation on theme: "POP ART! POP art is a visual artistic movement that emerged in the mid 1950s in Britain and the United States. Pop art, like pop music aimed to employ."— Presentation transcript:
1 POP ART!POP art is a visual artistic movement that emerged in the mid 1950s in Britain and the United States. Pop art, like pop music aimed to employ images of popular culture in art such as advertisements, comic books, celebrities and more!Two Cheeseburgers, with Everything (Dual Hamburgers)Claes Oldenburg (American, born Sweden 1929)1962. Burlap soaked in plaster, painted with ename
2 Still Life with Apples and Grapes by Claude Monet, 1880 Oil PaintStill Life #30Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931–2004)April Oil, enamel and synthetic polymer paint on composition board with collage of printed advertisements, plastic flowers, refrigerator door, plastic replicas of 7-Up bottles, glazed and framed color reproduction, and stamped metal,Still Life #30 by Tom Wesselmann, 1963 Oil and synthetic paint, with collage of printed ads, plastic flowers, stamped metal, etc.
3 What Are the Key Characteristics of Pop Art? Recognizable imagery, drawn from popularmedia and products.Usually very bright colors.Flat imagery influenced by comic booksand newspaper photographs.Images of celebrities or fictionalcharacters in comic books, advertisementsand fan magazines.In sculpture, an innovative use of media.
4 American Pop Art:Andy Warhol understood shopping and he also understood the allure of celebrity.Together these Post-World War II obsessions drove the economy.From malls and to People Magazine, Warhol captured an authentic American aesthetic: packaging products and people.It was an insightful observation.Public display ruled and everyone wanted his/her own fifteen minutes of fame.
6 Of equal importance to American pop art is Roy Lichtenstein.Selecting the old-fashioned comic strip as subject matter, Lichtenstein produces a hard-edged, precise composition..His works narrate and can be humorous glimpses of a comic strip.Lichtenstein’s work features thick outlines, bold colors and Ben-Day dots.Drowning GirlRoy Lichtenstein (American, 1923–1997)1963. Oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas,Pop art merges popular and mass culture with fine art, while injecting humor, irony, and recognizable imagery and content into the mix.
7 Lichtenstein based many of his early paintings on imagery he found in comic books. He used comic books’ dramatic emotions and words the characters expressed, but also manually included Ben-day dots in reproducing the images.
8 Benday dotsRegularized stripes used for toneComical talk and thought bubblesBlack outlinesBold, flat colorSimple compositions that are related to the consumer culture…the POP culture
9 What would be considered “Pop” in today’s culture? Do you think this style of art is still relevant?What is going tobe your art project’sstory?
12 FOR YOUR PROJECT…You will be making your own Roy Lichtenstein Pop Art Self PortraitWe will be discussing value, and you will be using a light table or the windows to trace different values of your photo.Sketching and planning out a smaller comic strip with your Self Portrait as your last “block” of the storyUsing Lichtenstein’s style, use black out lines, bold, flat colors, Ben-Day dots and POP CULTURE ideas for your portrait.This will be worth 100 points and will be a formal grade.
13 Fulfills Assignment: Participates in class discussion about Pop Art Fulfills Assignment: Participates in class discussion about Pop Art. Completes a comic strip illustration with final block being the larger Self Portrait in the style of Lichtenstein. Uses bold, flat colors in marker and incorporates Ben-Day dots and text.Creativity and Originality: How original, daring, and inventive is work? Is your story well thought our and creative and original? Did you use inspiration from Pop Art and Roy Lichtenstein?Elements and Principles: Were the elements and principles of art used to make the visual elements work well (value, pattern, color, repetition)? Did you show an understanding of art techniques?Effort and Craftsmanship: Is the work neat, clean, organized and presented well, and done with effort and care? Did you take your time in creating the comic strip and self portrait?Work Habits: Did you stay on task, pay attention to presentations, participate in discussion? Was the student cooperative? Did the student act appropriately and provide appropriate feedback? Was the student respectful of supplies, materials, space, and others?