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What defines “Pop Art”?

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What defines “Pop Art”?

Pop Art: A Colourful and Playful Art Movement Pop Art emerged in the 1950s as a reaction against the serious and introspective tendencies of Abstract Expressionism. It celebrated the popular culture of everyday life, such as advertising, consumer products, comic books, and celebrities, and transformed them into bright, bold, and iconic images. Pop Art was not only a visual style but also a social commentary on the mass media, consumerism, and the American Dream. Here are three characteristics that define Pop Art: Appropriation of images: Pop artists often borrowed and recontextualized images from popular sources, such as Coca-Cola bottles, Brillo...

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