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Pop Art Painting

Pop Art comes from the term “popular art" and refers to the art movement that first appeared in the UK during the 1950s, before spreading across the world. Pop Art has not only influenced the visual arts (collage, sculpture...) but has also had an impact on music and fashion

Among the many technological revolutions that have touched the history of painting, one of the most significant is certainly acrylic painting, a paint made from a combination of pigments, resin and turpentine. In comparison with traditional oil paint, acrylic has numerous advantages: it dries incredibly quickly, doesn't need varnish and is highly durable. Several Pop Art artists preferred using this more modern paint.

The popularization of silk screening, a stencil printing technique, also contributed to Pop Art's success. Examples of American Pop Art are often printed in series (using silk screen printing or other techniques) and created using a range of innovative industrial processes. These innovations were initially largely discredited and even subject to scorn until two key figures of the Pop Art movement emerged and helped promote these techniques.

Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein were among the pioneers to openly express their preference for these new methods. By appropriating these techniques, which had once been exclusively used in an industrial context, the two major Pop Art figures revolutionized the art world. Contemporary painting had been popularized since and an artwork's value is no longer measured by its rarity or by the subject depicted.

American Pop Art turned its back on a long artistic tradition and paved the away for post-modern contemporary art, taking everyday objects from mass culture as its subjects (Campbell's soup, Coca-Cola). Subjects were intentionally chosen because they were banal, popular and ordinary.

To reinforce the movement's drastic break from the Fine Arts and its traditional subject matter, artists worked with a bright color palette, essentially using primary colors: red, yellow and blue. The use of vivid colors can be found in dozens, if not hundreds of kitsch Pop Art paintings.

The movement was critical of consumer society and often ironically used famous figures from popular culture to convey their criticism (Marilyn Monroe, Mick Jagger, Mickey Mouse, Audrey Hepburn). These illustrations, which are reminiscent of advertisements or comic strips, are characterized by their use of very simple lines and minimalist details.

The desire to desacralize art is also reminiscent of the ideas of Dada or Marcel Duchamp's avant-gardism. However, for American and British Pop Art, their main goal was to ensure that culture was made accessible to the largest number of people possible. The Pop style made its mark very quickly and simultaneously created a new style of painting. Pop Art's philosophy emphasizes the power of images, the industrialized consumer society's new fetish. Nonetheless, from the 1970s onwards, many of the movement's artists decided to abandon Pop Art for other protest art movements.

On Artsper you can explore a range of Pop Art paintings from both well-known contemporary Pop Art artists as well as emerging artists. Some of the greatest painters of Pop Art include: James Rosenquist, David Salle, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselman, and David Hockney.

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Daru, Lucky Vip, Painting

Daru

Lucky Vip, 2021
39.4 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$3,342

Vidiz, Minimicha, Painting

Vidiz

Minimicha, 2021
43.3 x 20.1 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$668

Dr. Love, Classic Haring (a tribute to Haring), Painting

Dr. Love

Classic Haring (a tribute to Haring), 2021
11.8 x 15.7 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$106

Spaco, Louis Vuitton colors, Painting

Spaco

Louis Vuitton colors, 2021
11.8 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$215

Shelby, Square Love (Banksy X Keith Haring), Painting

Shelby

Square Love (Banksy X Keith Haring), 2021
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,103

Fabien Novarino, Steve drives 911, Painting

Fabien Novarino

Steve drives 911, 2020
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$1,969

Money Talk, Girl like diamonds, Painting

Money Talk

Girl like diamonds, 2021
27.6 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,015

David Cumps, Alfons millionnaire, Painting

David Cumps

Alfons millionnaire, 2021
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,134

Julie Galiay, Glossy Lips, Painting

Julie Galiay

Glossy Lips, 2021
31.5 x 25.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,611

OverSide, Basquiat, Painting

OverSide

Basquiat, 2021
51.2 x 51.2 x 1.1 inch
Painting

$3,461

Jean-Philippe Berger, Rêve de cocotiers, Painting

Jean-Philippe Berger

Rêve de cocotiers, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$764

Caroline  Maurel, En attendant l'été, Painting

Caroline Maurel

En attendant l'été, 2020
24 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,268

Yasna Godovanik, Love One Another, Painting

Yasna Godovanik

Love One Another, 2021
39.4 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$894 $1,540

JP Vergnaud, Sans titre 5, Painting

JP Vergnaud

Sans titre 5, 2021
51.2 x 38.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,420

PyB, Dino Basquiat, Painting

PyB

Dino Basquiat, 2021
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$334

María José Franco Maldonado, Sol Rosa 5. From "SOL" Series, (Framed), Painting

María José Franco Maldonado

Sol Rosa 5. From "SOL" Series, (Framed), 2021
26 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$1,000

Ellie Hesse, Jungle Jive (Jungle Book), Painting

Ellie Hesse

Jungle Jive (Jungle Book), 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$3,496

Arsen, Pop tomato, Painting

Arsen

Pop tomato, 2021
26.2 x 16.3 x 2.2 inch
Painting

$1,134

Daniela Pasqualini, Bright Love, Painting

Daniela Pasqualini

Bright Love, 2021
12 x 12 x 1.5 inch
Painting

$500

Henry Escobar, All-star 01, Painting

Henry Escobar

All-star 01, 2021
39.4 x 31.9 x 1 inch
Painting

$1,910

Socrate, Chanel Marilyn, Painting

Socrate

Chanel Marilyn, 2021
23.6 x 19.7 x 2 inch
Painting

$2,256

DN, Super Dollard, Painting

DN

Super Dollard, 2020
39.4 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$1,492

Fat, Métro Skate Bart, Painting

Fat

Métro Skate Bart, 2021
17.7 x 9.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,015

Romain Dorez, Mickey en ballade, Painting

Romain Dorez

Mickey en ballade, 2017
31.5 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$477

Alea Pinar Du Pre, Bunny Girl, Painting

Alea Pinar Du Pre

Bunny Girl, 2021
61 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$8,951

JP Malot, YO! Pikachu., Painting

JP Malot

YO! Pikachu., 2021
35 x 45.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,363 $2,626

Cécile Boceno, Toute une histoire, Painting

Cécile Boceno

Toute une histoire, 2021
47.2 x 59.1 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$4,774

Karl Lagasse, Encore & Encore, Painting

Karl Lagasse

Encore & Encore, 2021
15.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$113,385

Erró, Hommage à Picasso, Painting

Erró

Hommage à Picasso, 2021
21.3 x 30.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$14,919

Le Closier, Amy (blue), Painting

Le Closier

Amy (blue), 2021
35.8 x 29.9 x 0.6 inch
Painting

$1,492

Nacks, Donald panther the street, Painting

Nacks

Donald panther the street, 2021
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,194

cObo, Love Children, Painting

cObo

Love Children, 2021
11.8 x 8.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$477

Monsengo Shula, Van Gogh Noir, Painting

Monsengo Shula

Van Gogh Noir, 2018
48 x 39.4 x 1 inch
Painting

$7,758

Menashe Kadishman, Purple Sheep, Painting

Menashe Kadishman

Purple Sheep, 1990
31.1 x 23.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$3,400

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 84, Painting

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 84, 2021
15.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$1,250

Anthony Ferrero (Wear One), Girafe, Painting

Anthony Ferrero (Wear One)

Girafe, 2020
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$537

Louis Stecken, Femme dans un fauteuil rouge, Painting

Louis Stecken

Femme dans un fauteuil rouge, 2021
28.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold

Our recommendations Wawapod, Smile, Painting

Wawapod

Smile, 2020
19.7 x 19.7 inch
Painting

$1,492

David Gerstein, Monument for the 20th century - Paper Cut, Painting

David Gerstein

Monument for the 20th century - Paper Cut, 2007
39.4 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

2,500 - $ 5,000

Ravi, Tagueur Coeur, Painting

Ravi

Tagueur Coeur, 2021
9.1 x 9.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$179

Isabelle Pelletane, Vegetal Land 2, Painting

Isabelle Pelletane

Vegetal Land 2, 2021
19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$895

Sinao, Playboy, Painting

Sinao

Playboy, 2021
47.2 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$14,322

Irina Samobrod, Art Shopping, Painting

Irina Samobrod

Art Shopping, 2009
47.2 x 47.2 inch
Painting

$1,432

Pierre Jacob, Peanut and love, Painting

Pierre Jacob

Peanut and love, 2020
23.6 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$949

Patrick Cambolin, "Le verre de vin" rose, Painting

Patrick Cambolin

"Le verre de vin" rose, 2019
23.6 x 19.7 x 0.2 inch
Painting

$1,015

Jayboost, Cherry, Painting

Jayboost

Cherry, 2021
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$704

Rose, Flowery Love, Painting

Rose

Flowery Love, 2021
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$358

RF, Oh Man, Painting

RF

Oh Man, 2021
20 x 20 inch
Painting

$590

Shorty'man, Tatoo mous3, Painting

Shorty'man

Tatoo mous3, 2021
35.4 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,194

Jean-Jacques André, R 001, Painting

Jean-Jacques André

R 001, 2014
39.4 x 24.8 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$776

David Lurkin, Belmondo, Painting

David Lurkin

Belmondo, 2021
24.8 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

Sold

Nicole Leidenfrost, Blaue Wald, Painting

Nicole Leidenfrost

Blaue Wald, 2021
3.9 x 3.9 inch
Painting

$513

Moshe Leider, Abstract, Painting

Moshe Leider

Abstract, 2017
43.3 x 35.4 x 1 inch
Painting

$900

Melanie Tiongson, Da Band, Painting

Melanie Tiongson

Da Band, 2021
14 x 11 inch
Painting

$350

Lu Mourelle, Cidalia, Painting

Lu Mourelle

Cidalia, 2019
27.6 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$3,425

M. Garcia, Mr.Basquiat, Painting

M. Garcia

Mr.Basquiat, 2021
13.8 x 10.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$656

Melanie Tiongson, The one with the house, Painting

Melanie Tiongson

The one with the house, 2021
6 x 6 inch
Painting

$210

Andrea Berthel, Canned Koi Consumption/The Shopping Queen, Painting

Andrea Berthel

Canned Koi Consumption/The Shopping Queen, 2020
39.4 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$5,848

Hélène Deghilage, Impasse, Painting

Hélène Deghilage

Impasse, 2016
59.1 x 80.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$7,161

Abraham Aronovitch, KO or Chaos ?, Painting

Abraham Aronovitch

KO or Chaos ?, 2021
31.9 x 45.7 inch
Painting

$4,177

Uli Fischer, Funny twisted, Painting

Uli Fischer

Funny twisted, 2018
47.2 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$14,203

Walterio Iraheta, Anatomy Lesson, Painting

Walterio Iraheta

Anatomy Lesson, 2016
68.9 x 86.6 x 2 inch
Painting

$19,000

Mlovney, Greed, Painting

Mlovney

Greed, 2021
19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$8,355

François d'Izarny, Atelier Picasso, Painting

François d'Izarny

Atelier Picasso, 2010
70.1 x 70.1 x 2.8 inch
Painting

$24,579

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