Pop! The World of Pop Art


Pop art is one of the most pivotal movements in modern art. It challenged the conventional idea of fine art and recognised the pervasive nature of materialism and consumerism that had taken over 20th century society. This beautifully illustrated book explores Pop art's origins in modern European avant-garde movements such as Cubism and Dadaism, prior to its true beginnings in early 1950's London with the Independent Group and their fascination with American popular culture - leading to the name "Pop".

Guiding the reader through the work of some of the most well-known practitioners, such as Warhol and Lichtenstein, this compelling book also travels the world
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ISBN:

9781847960900

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

80

Dimensions:

24cm x 28cm

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 July 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

JOHN FINLAY