Essays on the 1950s

Pop art used the iconography of television, photography, comics, cinema and advertising. With its roots in dadaism , it started to take form towards the end of the 1950s when some European artists started to make the symbols and products of the world of advertising and propaganda the main subject of their artistic work. This return of figurative art , in opposition to the abstract expressionism that dominated the aesthetic scene since the end of World War II was dominated by Great Britain until the early 1960s when Andy Warhol , the most known artist of this movement began to show Pop Art in galleries in the United States.

Essays on the 1950s

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