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

Honnef, Klaus, (author.). Grosenick, Uta, (editor.).

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Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch ART MOVEMENT POP.ART Taschen (Text) 37516002022209 AdultNF Art Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

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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    Pop artists of the 1960s, heralded by the Great Andy Warhol, commented on everything from mainstream media to consumer society to advertising to product packaging with colorful and often comical works. Pop Art`s profound influence on contemporary art and culture remains prominent today. Nowhere else can you find so much Pop Art in such a compact, stylish book!

    Featured artists include:
    Tom Wesselmann, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Allan Jones, Allan d’Arcangelo, Wayne Thiebaud, Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, Claes Oldenburg, Peter Phillips, George Segal, Ed Ruscha, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Mel Ramos, David Hockney, Jim Dine, and Red Grooms
    About the Series:
    Each book in TASCHEN's Basic Genre Series features:
    • a detailed illustrated introduction plus a timeline of the most important political, cultural and social events that took place during that period
    • a selection of the most important works of the epoch, each of which is presented on a 2-page spread with a full-page image and with an interpretation of the respective work, plus a portrait and brief biography of the artist
    • approximately 100 colour illustrations with explanatory captions

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