Thursday, April 23, 2009

Is Andy Warhol Dead or Alive ??? Lane’s comment post on

  Shepard Fairey’s Barack Obama “Hope” poster became the focus of Some design critics and practitioners had already questioned the street artist’s habit of “sampling” existing imagery. For me this is  Pop Art Poster, an art form based in the power of 
popular images
, derived from the commercial and mass media sources that permeate modern American society. By elevating the banal to the status of Art, the viewer is challenged to reconsider the nature of society and its values. Pop artists have focused attention upon familiar images of the popular culture such as billboards, comic strips, magazine advertisements, and supermarket products. Pop Art helped change the way the world defined art.

1 comment:

  1. Exato, Lane. Essa arte e os tais memes dão uma associação possível