Pop Art is a significant artistic movement that originates from 1950s Britain and early 1960s United States. It was suggestively named “pop” art due to the fact that it encapsulates popular contemporary imagery, usually removed from its initial context and combined with unrelated elements. It’s considered to perfectly represent the paradox of mass culture because it simultaneously employs mundane cultural objects, celebrities and symbolic items from advertising, news and comic books.Continue reading
Today’s post is about one of the most “popular” art movements of the Modern Era: Pop Art. This movement arose from a rebellion against Abstract Expressionists, that was considered by the Pop Art artists as pretentious and over-intense.Continue reading
As a designer of any kind, you probably use Adobe Photoshop, and the Adobe suite in general, to earn your living. Whether you are designing logos, icons, websites, patterns etc., you sit down in front of your computer and double-click the Photoshop icon, a task that, by now, you can probably do with your eyes closed.Continue reading
In case you’re already not aware of this, starting on the 10th of August, we (well, mostly the USA) celebrate Elvis Week 2013.
It has become quite a tradition that each year we dedicate a week to celebrating the king of rock’ n ‘roll, the great Elvis Presley. And why shouldn’t we? In fact, I personally believe that one week is not enough and that there should be a whole month about him.
Pop art is a visual art movement that started in UK (mid 50’s). Pop art and minimalism are considered to be the last modern movements. There’s a lot of interesting stuff to say about pop art and its history, like: the huge impact of Python Pop art,Â Jasper John’s Flag, Andy Warhol’s interesting works, Takashi Murakami’s… Continue reading