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Pop Art

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  53 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Pop Art embodied the spirit of the 1960s. Despite its carnival aspects, its orgiastic color and giant scale, it was based on a tough, no-nonsense, no-refinement standard appropriate to its time. Here several critics, each involved in Pop Art, but with different backgrounds, vividly bring the movement to life. Lucy Lippard examines Pop's precursor and related styles, rangin ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published February 17th 1985 by Thames & Hudson (first published January 1st 1966)
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This was a wonderful book looking at pop art c.1970. It is interesting to see how the artists were viewed 50 years ago and whose reputations have been sustained. For me, the most interesting "discovery" was Tom Wesselman. Hi s compositions seem very strong to me. His great american nude series was always tongue in cheek but without the self lacerating irony of an Andy Warhol. He does not show the development of a Lichtenstein. Yet this book ignores the context in which developed as a counterweig ...more
For me, coming from a self taught art perspective, and not having taken an art class since high school, this book was a little dense. So far I have concentrated on the chapters about what materials art is made out of, and why it is a big deal to make art out of a pair of jeans. The jury is not still out as to if this books density served its purpose. It didn't. I can't remember a stinkin' thing that I read about that I read this book to learn. Some of the names and searching on the web for books ...more
A collection of stodgy essays on a very un-stodgy movement in art. Many of the reproductions are in muddy black and white, the most unflattering way to depict Pop Art. Get the Taschen books compilation instead.
Matt 2D
Dec 18, 2010 Matt 2D rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Another great book filled with pop art classics such as Andy Warhol and many others.
Helen (Eleni)
Interesting read!! Helps me with my thesis!!
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Since 1966, Lippard has published 20 books on feminism, art, politics and place and has received numerous awards and accolades from literary critics and art associations. A 2012 exhibition on her seminal book, Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object at the Brooklyn Museum, titled "Six Years": Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art", cites Lippard's scholarship as its point ...more
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