Artists such as Andy Warhol or Roy Lichtenstein have the highest popularity in America as well as Great Britain. They created original artwork that was influenced by graphic design and cultural elements such as music , and commercial imagery, as this video shows.
They are still very popular today in pop culture. The lip-smacking logo of Warhol’s for The Rolling Stones, and Marilyn Monroe’s immortalization continue to be popular. David Hockney made art history through his painting “A Bigger Splash,” that immortalized the swimming pools of Los Angeles, a fact of the city’s residences which fascinated natives of London, England.
Although you may not be interested in art, you may have had exposure to pop art. The Beatles, then known as The Beatles, hired Sir Peter Blake to create their album covers. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album and the artwork were a part of music history and the art work was awarded a Grammy.
Discover more pop art through the National Galleries of Scotland in person or online. v7v6c868p2.