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Pop Art Presentation

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Jessica Nuessler

on 17 May 2011

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What is Pop Art? Pop Art is a modern art movement, started in the 1950s, which uses the imagery, styles, and themes of advertising, mass media, and popular culture Why is pop art called pop art? Pop art got its name because the subject
in the painting was popular. Some artists kept repeating the object over and
over, or they would make it look like a
comic. When was pop art the most popular? Pop art started in London in the mid- 1950s. They called it Propaganda art instead of pop art. This style of art also came to the United States in the mid 1960s and was an expression of the optimistic spirit of the 1960s. Lichtenstein was one of the first artists to develop the style pop art. He drew comic like paintings. One of the great pictures he drew was titled "Whaam." It was painted in 1963. You can tell Lichtenstein's paintings because he made dots in the background, and he has thought bubbles in most of his paintings. Roy Lichtenstein Warhol was one of the most famous pop artist. He drew pictures and then repeated the object, or person. One of his most famous paintings was called, "Marilyn green, pink, red, and gold." Marilyn Monroe was the most popular person in her time. You can tell his paintings because he made 20 objects of the same thing in 1 painting. Andy Warhol During the late 1950s, Blake became one of the best known British pop artists. His paintings from this time included imagery from advertisements, music hall entertainment, and wrestlers, often including collaged elements. Peter Blake POP ART Why did I choose to research pop art? I researched pop art because it was a style of art that
I have been curious about for a while. pop art is colorful and optimistic and I find it interesting because it is simple however over the top at the same time.
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