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.
Andy Warhol is well-known for his unique way of print making, painting and photography, he is known for his dominant paintings that have so much color in it , however before Andy Warhol became so legendary in the Pop Art world in 1960s, he was very successful in magazine and advertisement illustrating. He was mostly involved with a variety of different art methods, such as, video installations, writing, photography, and filmmaking and also in performance art. He began working as a commercial artist, which lead him to fame and him becoming the most famous commercial artist during that time. In 1961, he started to show more interest in Pop Culture, he started to focus on paintings more and began to produce a lot of massive commercial paintings with really bright
(IMDB) In the aftermath, he made 1 movie a year for 51 years, that shows all of his hard work and devotion to his career life. Also, he made 10 silent films, 16 British films, and 28 American films. (Discoverer) Alfred Hitchcock’s fans were from all around the world due to his filming skills. His most successful film was Psycho. (Discoverer) This movie was about a secretary who steals $40,000 from her employer because she wanted to run away from her boyfriend.
In mid 1950s, American rock and roll was brought to Britain which from then, pop music has played an important role in the development of youth culture as during the 1960s, the concept of ‘youth culture’ got changed and become fully developed (Walters 159) through the act of consumerism. Similar to the working-class, young people, at this time, were now
The four elements of hip-hop in general are DJing, MCing (rapping), graffiti art and break dancing, defined by DJ Afrika Bambaataa (Brown, 2009). During the 1980’s and the 1990’s, this cultural movement obtained enormous popularity. Hip-hop is the backing music for rap, which is a musical style including rhythmic and rhyming speech. Rap is the movement’s most enduring and most powerful art form (Light & Tate, 2017). Rap went viral from its birthplace New York through the rest of the United States and then to plenty of other countries.
The Homogeneity of Pop Music Pop music, or popular music, in the modern sense has been around in the United States for several decades, having begun around the late sixties, and has encompassed an assortment of genres throughout its progression. As pop music has aged and adapted, an increasingly common complaint among the critics of this genre is all pop songs being homogenous, or they “all sounds the same”. Typically, the fans of this genre respond by stating each song is easily distinguishable from one another, provide a unique musical experience, or they aren’t less unique than any other category of music. Nevertheless, recent evidence supports the notion of pop music sharing numerous underlying traits between many of its songs. The homogeneity of modern pop music is due to the lack of variety in vocal features, current practices
Pop art was known as the art of popular culture, it fit in with the globalization of pop movement and youth culture. It contains different types of sculptures and paintings from different countries. An example of pop art is A Bigger Splash by David Hockney, what all pop art paintings have in common is the interest in mass culture, mass media, and mass production. Pop Art was mostly based on bright colors and youthful exploration. A Bigger Splash was painted by David Hockney who was a British artist, stage designer, photographer and printmaker.
Most of his drawings at that time were caricatures of his school teachers. As time went on his school books were filled with his drawings. When the Monet family moved to Le Havre, Claude became famous for the drawings he created of the town’s residents. However while others delighted in his artistic talent his father hated his son’s drawings and his creativity. He wanted his son to one day join him in his grocery business.
The Neverending Story is a famous classic novel about a boy’s adventure in a book, written by Michael Ende. The author Ende was born in 1929 in Garmisch Partenkirchen in Germany to Luise and Edgar Ende. His father was an artist, and when his work did not take off, the whole family moved to Munich in 1939, hoping his work would prosper. However, soon, World War II started, and although Ende was able to avoid going in the Hitler Youth by enrolling at a nearby SA riding school, he could not evade the bombings of the war. He experienced an air raid in Munich as well as the Hamburg bombing in 1943, which traumatized him, and affected his later on views of the world greatly.
It played a huge part in the evolution of many of the facets of that decade, so much so that the Consumer Products and the big corporate brands that the people saw in every news and entertainment outlet shaped the culture of the 1950s. Celebrities also played a huge part in during the era of pop art as some of them, such as Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe, till this day, are depicted in the iconic multicolored photos style. Consumer culture and the obsession with celebrities were used as context for pop art. The reason behind highlighting the sensationalism of the mainstream media and the mass production of products was to either to critique the idea, or to reveal the irony behind it all. And since the elements of art were questioned, many began to say that as long as what the artist was intending to be art, then it was.