pop art

noun
an art movement that began in the U.S. in the 1950s and reached its peak of activity in the 1960s, chose as its subject matter the anonymous, everyday, standardized, and banal iconography in American life, as comic strips, billboards, commercial products, and celebrity images, and dealt with them typically in such forms as outsize commercially smooth paintings, mechanically reproduced silkscreens, large-scale facsimiles, and soft sculptures.
Also, Pop Art.


Origin:
1960–65

pop artist, noun
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pop art
 
n
a movement in modern art that imitates the methods, styles, and themes of popular culture and mass media, such as comic strips, advertising, and science fiction

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pop art definition


Art that uses elements of popular culture, such as magazines, movies, popular music, and even bottles and cans. (See also Andy Warhol.)

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Example sentences
And appropriation was born, affecting everything from pop art to musical
  sampling.
Inside, there is little-bar the odd piece of flashy pop art-to suggest any link
  to high finance.
Paper lanterns, cherry wood furnishings and kitschy pop art grace the interior.
Marks went through several different phases, from abstract painting to pop art
  to folk art compositions.
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