2 PopArtPop Art started in the mid 1950s in England, but realized its fullest potential in New York in the 1960s where it grabbed the attention of the art world. In Pop Art, the epic was replaced with the everyday and the mass-produced awarded the same significance as the unique; the gap between ``high art'' and ``low art'' was eroding away.
3 What do you think the terms “high art” and “low art” mean ? PopArtWhat do you think the terms “high art” and “low art” mean ?Andy Warhol Campbell’s soup. Screen print 1964Jackson Pollock Convergence. Oil paint 1952
4 Pop Art Some of the main movers in Pop Art Claes Oldenberg Roy LichtensteinRichardHamiltonRobert IndianaAndy WarholJames Rosenquist
5 AndyWarholAndy Warhol was the most famous and influential artist of the the pop art movement. Warhol often used everyday object to inspire or create his art. Unlike many artists before him Warhol often made work that could be produced in large numbers.
6 RoyLichtensteinRoy LichtensteinWhamm 1964Roy Lichtenstien’s comic book paintings became one of the most recognisable styles of the ‘pop art’ movement.
7 ClaesOLdenburgClaes Oldenburg worked in many different mediums but is most famous for his ‘soft sculpture's’ and large scale sculptures of everyday objects.Born 1929
8 Often images were mixed in a surrealist way. JamesRosenquistRosenquist produced large murals often depicting what was happening in the world around him.Often images were mixed in a surrealist way.Born 1929
9 So What isPop Art ?"Everything is beautiful. Pop is everything." Andy WarholPop Art brought art back to everyday life and popular culture (hence ``pop''), in which ordinary people derived most of their visual pleasure, television, magazines, comics or even objects around the house.Andy WarholDollar Bills 1963Andy WarholMarilyn Monroe 1965
10 Pop Art Pop Culture Comic books from the 1950 and 1960’s Roy Lichtensteintwo works from the 1960’s
11 Everyday Pop Art Oldenburg sculpture of cloths peg. Soft sculpture ‘Deli Sandwich’ 1965 Claes OldenburgClothes pegs