Pop Art In The 1960s

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To start with, the definition for the word ‘pop’ is - the abriviation for the word ‘popular ' -the adjective Popular definition is intended for or suited to the taste, understanding, or means of the general public rather than specialists or intellectuals.

in the 1960s the phrase pop ' had generated a lot of attention all over the media the word 'pop ' was being used often and the new pop chart shows were taking place. From the phrase 'pop ' stemed music, fashion , art as a subtitle for in in the 1960s a new wave had over taken. pop art.

My initial thoughts about the word pop’ sparked thought in me straight away i started thinking about colours and how the word pop could best describe the colours. Wen looking at andy wahrol pop art work
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Pop art and Op art were separate art movements but the public mixed them, much to the annoyance of the founding artists. It was typified by the dramatic, trick-optic effects of line and contrasting areas of color.

the pattens where Optically distorted patterns in black and white produced a whole range of movements on a surface. When applied to fabric it created a new bold look in fashion and accessories. Op Arts primary goal was to fool the eye. Bridget Riley’s dazzling black-and-white paintings triggered an ‘op art’ fashion craze in the 1960 's. Victor Vasarely was also an influence. Op 's greatest moment was the "The Responsive Eye" exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1965.
Pop Art was an art movement and style that had its origins in England in the 1950 's and made its way to the United States during the 1960 's. Pop artists have focused attention upon familiar images of the popular culture such as billboards, comic strips, magazine advertisements, and supermarket
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The 1960s saw fashion reject the conventions and niceties of previous eras. Clothing broke with social traditions that dictated what could be worn when and by whom. In the past, attire had been divided in to 'formal ' and 'casual ' wear, and distinct separations were made between the styles of clothing worn by men and women. The 1960s, however, saw the emergence of unisex clothing such as denim jeans, which could be worn by both sexes.

1960s Mod fashion

in society nd fashion timeline it was very important that the Mod, short for 'modern’,is spoken about. the mod refers to a youth lifestyle that emerged from London during the 1960s, and quickly spread to America, Europe and Australia. Centred around London 's thriving pop music, art and fashion scene, the mod lifestyle focused on innovation and the 'new '.

Mod fashion was slim fitting and featured bold geometric shapes. Colour was also a key concern - the conservative greys, browns and pastels of the 1950s were replaced by bright, wild hues. In contrast to fashion trends of the past, these garments were mass-produced and

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