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pop art

Syllabification: pop art

Definition of pop art in English:

noun

Art based on modern popular culture and the mass media, especially as a critical or ironic comment on traditional fine art values.

The term is applied specifically to the works, largely from the mid 1950s and 1960s, of a group of artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jasper Johns, who used images from comic books, advertisements, consumer products, television, and the movies

Example sentences
  • Whether Asian Americans are buying traditional or contemporary, calligraphy on rice paper or pop art made from mixed media, they look for at least some reference to the Far East.
  • Part Norman Rockwell, part Andy Warhol, Segal's work has been tossed in to every category from American realism and pop art to social expressionism and figurative sculpture.
  • Roy Lichtenstein's pop art paintings had an immediate and forceful impact on my 17 year old grandson.

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