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Report done on microsoft works Pictures from andy warhol and David hockney added to grade excellent format nice pictures West Hills Community College POP ART Art Appreciation 52 CONTENTS I POP ART 4 II ANDY WARHOL 5 III DAVID HOCKNEY 7 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 1 Illustration 1 Roy Lichtenstrin Whamm Cover 2 Illustration 2 Andy Warhol Cambell Soup Can 6 3 Illustration 3 David Hockney A Bigger Splash 7 POP ART Art in which everyday objects and subjects are depicted with the flat naturalism of advertising or comic strips1 Pop Art visual arts movement of the 1950s and 1960s principally in the United States and Great Britain The images of pop art shortened from popular art were taken from mass culture The term Pop Art was first by the critic Lawrence Alloway to describe those paintings that celebrate post-war consumerism defy the psychology of Abstract Expressionism and worship the god of materialism2 This was an art which had natural appeal to American artists living in the midst of the most blatant and pervasive industrial and commercial environment For the American artist once they realized the tremendous possibilities of their everyday environment in the creation of new subject matter the result was generally more bold aggressive even overpowering than in the case of their European counterparts Some artists duplicated beer bottles soup cans comic strips road signs and similar objects in paintings collages and sculptures Others incorporated the objects themselves into their paintings or sculptures sometimes in startlingly modified form Materials of modern technology such as plastic urethane foam and acrylic paint often figured prominently As opposed to the junk sculptors the assemblage artists who have created their works from rubbish the garbage the
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