He mastered the textures of frosting, meringue, and donut glaze, but was also known for his dizzying cityscapes and Pop-like humor.
From North to South America, artists used the bold colors, figuration, and appropriated imagery of Pop Art, but with a biting political message.
Featuring works from artists in Latin America and its diasporas, Pop América intervenes in long-held conceptions of Pop Art’s geographic consolidations in the US and UK.
An exhibition at Musée Maillol demonstrates that Pop Art did not then, and does not now, matter — because it has never been a site of cultural resistance, but rather a scene of authoritarianism rooted in an affirmation of top-down corporate affluence.
Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art explores the imagery of celebrity culture and likens it to a religious experience.
When I first saw it in November I was immediately inclined to bemoan the fact that Deborah Kass’s canary yellow public sculpture “OY/YO,” installed on the Brooklyn waterfront in Dumbo, will not be there permanently.
CHICAGO — Three major exhibitions devoted to Pop art that opened last year broadened the purview of this movement as a primarily Western (American) phenomenon by unearthing lesser-known artists to provide a global view of art in the 1960s and ‘70s.
LONDON — The World Goes Pop is an exhilarating collection filled with fizzing energy, so its curatorial messiness can be forgiven.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Among Pop art’s notable motifs are capitalism, consumerism, and now Catholicism.
Continuously creating since childhood, when he first cultivated a habit of collaging, British artist Eduardo Paolozzi boasts an oeuvre that is both prodigious and varied.
MINNEAPOLIS — We do not know what we do not know. That is precisely what the Walker Art Center’s exhibition International Pop makes clear — how much, heretofore, we did not know about the scope and practice of Pop art.
It’s strange to picture Andy Warhol curled up with a novel, but the eccentric pop artist “lived and breathed” books, according to Warhol by the Book, the first US museum exhibition to explore the literary side of his practice.