Art imitating life imitating art
Derek Boshier painted a series of pieces based on ideas he got from a toothpaste commercial. "identi-kit man" was his way of suggestin[...]
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Derek Boshier painted a series of pieces based on ideas he got from a toothpaste commercial. "identi-kit man" was his way of suggesting how easy it was for companies to manipulate people with the use of advertising and create mass markets.
The whole ideas of pop art, as to take things from everyday life and make them into a piece of artwork. These things were those, which the people of post-war Britain were not ready to consider art in any way. There was a thing like Campbell's soup can of Warhol, The kitchen utensils of Tom Wesselman and Richard Hamilton and child like scribbles of David Hockney.Due to the art boom, in the 1960s and clear trends through pop art That designers were able to pick up on these and incorporate them into their work, influenced by fashion icons, movie stars, technology, and motorcars. Although the artists did have some overlapping styles, pop art focuses more on the subject and less on style, which was left up to each individual artist.
The main themes that is evident in all pop art revolves around modern social values. The style in which these values were portrayed varied depending on the culture and artist. Critic Barbara Rose claimed in her review of a Pop Art show that Pop Art, I wish to disagree with the assumption that pop art is an art style. It is not these artists are linked only through their subject matter, not through athetic similarities. This makes it possible to talk of the iconography or attitudes of Pop art, but not of Pop art as an art style, as one would speak of Baroque or Cubism. Bondo, 1998 In America, Pop Art used the images and techniques of mass media, advertising, and popular culture, often in an ironic way to play off the social issues of popular culture. « mai multe referate din Filosofie