Thursday, 26 June 2014

Willow Class's Amazing Pop Art

During Willow's Sharing Assembly, the children displayed their eye catching Pop Art designs. 

Pop Art began in the 1950s, but became very popular in the 1960s. It started in the United Kingdom, but became a true art movement in New York City with artists like Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns.

What are the characteristics of Pop Art?

'Pop Art uses images and icons that are already popular' Joseph Bowden

We saw that this can include famous celebrities like movie stars and rock stars as well as commercial items like soup cans and soft drinks, comic books.'

Have another look at how our Broadford artists have used famous images to create art by repeating items or changing the color or texture of the item, and putting different items together to make a picture.

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