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

NPG x125653; Richard Hamilton by Carolyn Djanogly


Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, artist, portrait, himself, white backgroundarticle-2195347-004c75a900000258-651_634x759s-fdb487d5938a6fe266848985a1084805925597c1

Roy Lichtenstein.



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.



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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