Following the popularity of the Abstract Expressionists, Pop Art breathed new life into the modern art scene during the mid-1950s until the late ‘70s. Artists of the movement aimed to bridge the gap between “high” and “low” culture in order to make art accessible to people of all backgrounds. They borrowed and deconstructed images of consumer and popular culture, often showcasing ordinary objects in a new and colorful light.
In contrast to the emotionally-charged works of Abstract Expressionists, Pop Art artists created works that were composed and ambivalent. They wanted to challenge to values of mass culture, post-war manufacturing, and the media boom. Read on to discover six famous artists who defined the radical movement.
Here are six iconic artists who dominated the Pop Art movement.
When you think of the Pop Art movement, the first artist who