Pop Art/Culture

Pop Art/ Culture

Due to the crippling effects of the economy after WWII, Pop art/culture only started to influences America, not until mid-50’s.

At the time popular items were motorcycles, portable radios and Levi’s, youngsters were get given the freedom finding their own identity as rock or pop stars.

Main Features:

  • Bright, bold, psychedelic colours
  • Expressive styles
  • Optical effects
  • Material: plastic
  • Repetitions
  • Inspiration from comic

Key artists:

Richard Hamilton

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Andy Warhol

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Roy Lichtenstein.

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Moschino Fall 2014 Ready to Wear 

This collection was pop culture inspired, Jeremy Scott embraced current consumer culture into  Moschino with bright, bold, and original style. He combined a wide range of media, for instance, inspiration from food packaging whilst relating to the pop-art pioneer like Roy Lichtenstein or Andy Warhol.

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Reference:

Blanks, T. (2014) Moschino fall 2014 ready-to-wear fashion show. Available at: http://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/fall-2014-ready-to-wear/moschino (Accessed: 23 February 2017).
Hyland, V. (2014) At Moschino, Jeremy Scott turns pop culture trash into sold-out-in-minutes treasure. Available at: http://www.elle.com/fashion/a14689/jeremy-scott-for-moschino-profile/ (Accessed: 23 February 2017).

‘Pop culture’ FC073 week 4 lecture, VLE Kaplan International, Olive Peake viewed: 08/2/17op culture

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