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Pop art / Klaus Honnef ; Uta Grosenick, (ed.).

Honnef, Klaus, author. (Author). Grosenick, Uta, editor. (Added Author).
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Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville ART MOVEMENT POP.ART Taschen (Text) 37516002022209 AdultNF Art Movement Available -

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  • ISBN: 9783836523370
  • ISBN: 383652337X
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: K©œln : Taschen, [2015]

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General Note: Original edition: 2004 Taschen GmbH.
Translated from the German.
Formatted Contents Note: Pop art -- Peter Blake: On the balcony -- Allan D'Arcangelo: U.S. Highway 1, number 5 -- Jim Dine: Double isometric self-portrait (Serape) -- Red Grooms: Hollywood (Jean Harlow) -- Richard Hamilton: Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing? -- My Marilyn (paste up) -- David Hockney: Tea painting in an illusionistic style -- Robert Indiana: The big eight -- Jasper Johns: Flag -- Allen Jones: Perfect match -- Roy Lichtenstein: Takka takka -- M-maybe -- Yellow and green brushstrokes -- Claes Oldenburg: Pastry case I -- Soft washstand -- Giant fagends -- Peter Phillips: Lions versus eagles -- Custom painting no. 5 -- Mel Ramos: Velveeta -- Robert Rauschenberg: Black market -- James Rosenquist: Untitled (Joan Crawford) -- Edward Ruscha: Standard station -- Hollywood -- George Segal: Woman washingin her feet in a sink -- The restaurant window I -- Wayne Thiebaud: Cake counter -- Andy Warhol: 129 die in jet -- Gold Marilyn Monroe -- Two dollar bills (front and rear) -- Campbell's soup can I -- Tom Wesselmann: Still life no. 20 -- Bathtub no. 3 -- Great American nude no. 98.
Summary, etc.: "Peaking in the 1960s, Pop Art began as a revolt against mainstream approaches to art and culture and evolved into a wholesale interrogation of modern society, consumer culture, and the role of the artist and artwork. Focusing on issues of materialism, celebrity, and media, Pop Art drew on mass-market sources, from advertising imagery to comic books, from Hollywood's most famous faces to the packaging of consumer products, the latter epitomized by Andy Warhol's Campbell's soup cans. As well as challenging the establishment with the elevation of such popular, banal, and kitschy images, Pop Art also deployed methods of mass-production, reducing the role of the individual artist with mechanized techniques such as screen printing. With featured artists including Andy Warhol, Allan Jones, Ed Ruscha, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Roy Lichtenstein, this book introduces the full reach and influence of a defining modernist movement.
Language Note: English translation: John Gabriel.
Subject: Pop art > United States.
Pop art > Great Britain.
Pop art > Europe.
Art, American > 20th century.

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