The importance of Pop art in graphic design

Pop Art and design

El art and artists They are undoubtedly one of the most important guilds in society. Well be music, painting, acting, fine arts or danceEach of these activities can be as simple as complex depending on the eyes that see them. It is then an important element in society, which has undoubtedly passed through each of us in one way or another.

Humans tend to develop great love for art, sometimes without realizing it, well becomes part of your everyday life and because of this, art goes unnoticed. An example of this can be the young person who listens to music every day and does not realize the importance it can have in his life due to how normal and frequent it is in his life.

Artistic movement Pop Art

Artistic movement Pop Art

Today's article talks about a artistic movement called Pop Art, born more or less in the 50's. The characteristics of this movement will be briefly exposed as well as some interesting aspects about it.

Born in the XNUMXth century in response to expressionism, the predominant movement at that time, even known as elite movement within the artistic framework. All this taking as a starting point the cities of New York and London. In turn, at the end of the XX years, the United States also became another maternal home for these Artistic movements, followed by Canada and finally and Europe. Another fact to know is that this artistic movement achieved a great boom in the 60s.

El Pop art takes as elements the daily life in a country, portraying for example the best known artistic or public figures and representative of a nation. From these elements, he develops abstractions that allow the viewer to infer a a certain message addressed to it. With the elements present in everyday life, the idea is that the viewer can easily identify the items, creating at first sight a link between the work and the person who analyzes it.

Likewise, the Pop Art movement, in theory, should encompass the most emblematic elements of the country in which it is found, however, American culture is by default the most worked within this artistic movement, given that as mentioned above, its climax could be seen in the 60s in the United States.

Within its structural framework, Pop Art collects significant elements of capitalism, the industrial and the culture of the masses, resulting in a "hybrid" movement within its main characteristics. His proposal in practical terms is linked to heavy load visuals, as well as figurative language. In general, among its elements tend to highlight public or political figures, movie billboards, newspaper covers, images of a city, a well-known brand or another item that may be easy to identify at first glance.

Different techniques of Pop Art

Different techniques of Pop Art

Thus, within its techniques we can contemplate from different kinds of paintings, to the application of methods from the Dadaism, photo collage and juxtaposition. The idea of ​​all this is motivated by the possibility that the user can generate an identity through the use of their subjects and techniques, allowing you to customize your works to a great extent.

One of the most emblematic figures of this movement is Andy Warhol, exponent that is valid in his works until today. His works stand out for reproduction and visual loading of the color of your images. Most of his works involve figures like Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and other artists of the time. His works only concentrated on reproducing an image from different shades of colors, increasingly overloading the image and thus increasing its load.

Pop art is an artistic movement that brings together the everyday raised to power, making it more proportional and allowing it to be introduced to a greater extent to those who decide to dedicate a few seconds of their attention to said works resulting from this movement.

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