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2019 May 19Articles
The Rise of Pop Art in Fashion
Sharjah 24: Pop Art, which takes inspiration from the popular culture of the time and media influence, was born in the 1950s but gained mass popularity in the ’60s. Used to critique or create ironic insinuations, it has been a tool entertained in fashion to express contradictions in tradition. Known as the father of Pop Art within fashion, Andy Warhol began the trend in the 1960s with the “Souper Dress”, featuring the print of his iconic “Campbell's Soup Cans” artwork and opening the eyes of the high-end fashion world.
2019 May 12Articles
Luca Valentini, keeping pop art alive today
Sharjah 24: Many avant-garde art movements compose the canon of contemporary art. As the successor of modern art, the contemporary genre includes art produced today and dates back to a single, iconic movement: Pop Art. While Pop Art began in the 1950s and was popularised in the 1960s, several iconic artists today, including Luca Valentini, continue to keep it alive through their exciting and highly regarded works.
- 2019 Mar 07Articles