- 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 moviesMore 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.
More definitions of pop artDefinition of pop art in:
- The British & World English dictionary