Everything Is Art – A Look At The Pop Art Phenomenon

When you think of Pop Art, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Bright? Loud? Andy Warhol? Dating back to the 1950’s, Pop Art was considered a reaction to the popularity of Abstract Expressionists, and blurred the lines between mass culture and high art. Advertising, Hollywood, Comic books…these were all themes that inspired many Pop Art pieces (such as the Andy Warhol “Campbell’s Soup Cans”). Check out the following guide to Pop Art from the Art Gallery of NSW, and let us know what you think of Pop Art! Did you hate it? Did you love it? Do you own any pieces?

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