Influence Of Pop Art

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Pop art began in the 1950s in Britain and later became a phenomenon in New York. It instantly appealed to the younger masses, but also the middle-aged generation that searched for the excitement of youth within the arts and entertainment. (Lippard 2004) Pop art does not depict a style; it is much rather “a collective term for artistic phenomena” in which the feeling of being in a specific time discovered its solid expression. Pop art harmonized the “progress-orientated prospects of the epoch” and also the disastrous viewpoint of the period. (Osterwold 2003) According to Osterwold the word ‘Pop’ is a fashionable and popular term. It is lively, unexpected and critical, fast to react to the mottos of mass media, “whose stories make history, whose aesthetics shape the paintings and our image of the era, and whose clichéd ‘models’ determine our behavior.”(Osterwold 2003)
Pop art was inspired by the themes of ‘popular culture’ such as comics, celebrities, common household items, media and advertisements. The main goal of pop art was to “blur the boundaries between ‘high’ art and ‘low’ culture” to signify that “there is no hierarchy of culture.”1
Through the works of the leading pop artists Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Richard Hamilton and Claes Oldenburg, we can see the significant influence of pop art in
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