Presentation on theme: "Pop Art Mid 1950’s By: Savannah Ott & Destini Spencer."— Presentation transcript:
Pop Art Mid 1950’s By: Savannah Ott & Destini Spencer
Reflection of Culture Depression is ending. Recovering from World War II Communism and Capitalism dominate Vietnam War began
Physical Characteristic Bright quirky colors, Neon, high intensity Flat Color, little or no shading Subject Matter: Objects of Mass Production, and Celebrities Named because of items of popular culture Repetition Contour shapes and simple forms Cartoons
Pop Artists. Andy Warhol United States. Used Mono-prints, Blotted line technique and silk screening. Jasper Johns United States. Sculptures and Reliefs Roy Lichtenstein United States Brush strokes not seen Known for cartoons
FUN FACTS: Pop art was founded in Germany. Andy Warhol wore a wig at all times, even while on his death bed. Only nine people went to the premier of Warhol’s movie “Sleep” which was a recording that was six hours of his friend sleeping.
Summarization Pop art was one of the biggest art movements in the 1900’s. It is characterized by themes and techniques drawn from popular mass culture; such as television, movies, advertising, and comic books. Pop art is widely interpreted as either a reversal or reaction to abstract expressionism.