Pop Art

Pop art, even though it emerged in the mid 1950s, is very popular today. Since making its colorful debut that everyone of all age groups love it. It really does speak a language that crosses generations. Pop art often uses imagery of popular culture and mass media, such as news, advertising, movie stars and comic books.

The movement was critical of consumer society and often ironically used much loved famous figures from popular culture to convey their criticism (Marilyn Monroe, Mick Jagger, Mickey Mouse, Audrey Hepburn). These illustrations, which are reminiscent of adverts or comic strips, are characterised by their use of very simple lines and minimalist details.

Today’s pop art draws inspiration from that era, providing fun and colour. In browsing our Pop Art gallery, you’ll see this style of art is ideal for any contemporary, retro or minimalist decor.

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