Roy Lichtenstein, Whaam!, 1963 Tate. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein/DACS 2012 In the first comprehensive account of his art since his death, Lichtenstein: A Retrospective at London’s Tate Modern is a true homage to the dynamic work of the pop art pioneer.
Written by Guest Blogger Harmony Difo “Is this real? Or am I imagining things. Those strawberries must be real, they look too perfect and delicious not to eat!” These are the types of dreamy, irrational thoughts that floated across my mind as I stared longingly at the work of Pedro Campos,
Igor Klepnev‘s recent Pop Art Portraits look like how one would imagine a female face being placed under an out-of-this-world psychedelic black light. Opposing yet vibrant hues play right alongside each other, exposing angles and
Do you need a refresher on your art movements? Luckily Moroccan France-based designer Amahouo Outmane has created this awesome poster series to keep you from confusing art movements such as Surrealism from Dadaism, while referencing major motifs from each movement in a simple, minimalist design language. Over 15 different movements are represented here.
Greg Bogin‘s work is committed to American art history and its pictorial world in the 60s in a form that is particularly typical of his generation. Artistically, he is oriented towards Minimal and Pop Art. In terms of form and colour his works are stimulated by the logos and trade marks of this period. Environmental [...]
Strongly inspired by pop culture, Finnish artist Jiri Geller defines himself as “an outsider, a punk rocker”. Geller is also an artist who has both managed to stay close to Finnish aesthetic strengths and traditions and also detonate his own unique brand of post-national, mind-fucker nihilism.
This weekend in New York’s Nolita there were a series of events produced in conjunction with Redu around the concept of Re:Form School, a pop-up art exhibition raising awareness for the need of reform in the American Public Education System.Well known artists including Shepard Fairy, Swoon and Ron English as well as 100 unknown (or [...]
In our favorite Pin-up illustrator serie, here is Gil Elvgren (1914-1980). Elvgren has joined the ranks of George Petty and Enoch Bolles as one of the premiere American pin-up artists. His heroines are often caught in humorous but distressing situations. Too bad that nowadays the garter-belt is not as much as popular…
David Spiller has made a solid lifetime career from his “keen eye and ear for the lyrical phrases and comic book ephemera of popular culture.” His iconic paintings synthesize the best of Americana, he admits, “The words just come. And sometimes they’re pure Bob Dylan, and then a bit of me.