Which are the main Pop Artists?
The pop art movement started in New York (USA) with some famous pop art artists led by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist and Claes Oldenburg. All of the pop art artists drew a popular image and raise the pop art movement to an international level. The majority of the pop artists started their careers in the commercial art. For example:
- Warhol was very successful in illustration magazine and as a graphic designer;
- Ed Ruscha also as a graphic designer;
- James Rosenquist as a billboard painter.
Having the knowledge on the commercial side, they let the commercial art reach the mass culture through the technique of visual vocabulary of Pop Art spreading as a concept.
Pop artist style for paintings
The pop artist searches the traces of trauma in the soul through the advertising world, cartoons, comics, popular imagery. Perhaps, the pop artist finds the path to discover that there is always a way to access everything from the natural world. In addition, they enhance to build a better environment and more inside feelings as the inner soul.
The Pop Artists believed that everything is interconnected, so pop artist used their artwork to make those connections. It would be right to say that the pop art englobes a wide variety of styles of work that are different between them. For example, we have so-called “hot” expression of the gestural abstraction that was before and Pop Art was a refresh version of it. This point creates a lot of debate and is still a subject of debate.
Here you will find a big list of the major pop artists, with all the information related to their life, pop art paintings, images and some images as well. In case you want to see more images, please do not hesitate to visit the site The Most Incredible Pop Art Paintings, which is our Pinterest account.
Most famous Pop Artists
On the list below, you will see all the greatest pop artists description just by a click on the image of each artist:
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