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Pop Art

Pop Art

When art became anything

Books & Limited Editions

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Pop Art (Basic Art Series)

Pop Art Pop Art Pop Art

US$ 15
Movies of the 60s (Bibliotheca Universalis)

Movies of the 60s Movies of the 60s Movies of the 60s

US$ 20
David Hockney. My Window (Limited Edition)

David Hockney. My Window David Hockney. My Window David Hockney. My Window

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Haring (Basic Art Series)

Haring Haring Haring

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Lichtenstein (Basic Art Series)

Lichtenstein Lichtenstein Lichtenstein

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Warhol (Basic Art Series)

Warhol Warhol Warhol

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The Art of Pin-up

The Art of Pin-up The Art of Pin-up The Art of Pin-up

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September 18, 2019 - January 05, 2020

Matisse: Master of Line

The Holburne Museum, Bath
October 19, 2019 - January 12, 2020

Amerika! Disney, Rockwell, Pollock, Warhol

Bucerius Kunstforum, Hamburg
October 20, 2019 - January 26, 2020

Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

Art Institute of Chicago
November 30, 2019 - March 04, 2020

A Sense of Place: from Turner to Hockney

Hong Kong Museum of Art
March 12 - September 06, 2020

Andy Warhol

Tate Modern, London
April 03 - July 26, 2020

Pop on Paper. Von Warhol bis Lichtenstein

Kulturforum, Berlin
April 05, 2020

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
May 01 - September 06, 2020

Andy Warhol: A glittering alternative

Mumok, Vienna
May 29 - September 06, 2020

Keith Haring

Museum Folkwang, Essen
September 19, 2020 - January 03, 2021

Andy Warhol Kyoto

KyotoCity-Kyocera Museum

Pop Art


The subjects of Pop Art lie in the banal and everyday objects that surround us; soup cans and comic strips, movie stars and gas stations. Spanning a period beginning in the mid-1950s and continuing to today, the Pop art movement challenged the very foundations of fine and ‘high’ art. Coined from the ‘pop’ in popular culture, artworks of this era utilized mass culture as a material, questioned the role of the artist, and adopted techniques associated with methods of mechanical reproduction.

Pop art emerged as a reaction to the ideas of abstract expressionism which favored subjective experience and emphasized the unique approach of the individual artist. Instead, Pop artists created works that denied the possibility of originality and in many instances were copies or series of repetitions, like Andy Warhol’s silk screen prints of Marilyn Monroe or Roy Lichtenstein’s Crying Girl, a simulacra of a comic book illustration. Artworks made use of advertising, magazines, celebrities, labelling, logos, found images and objects and the typography of commercial graphic design. Pop art can also be identified through the characteristics of irony, kitsch, and pastiche, marking it as a distinctly postmodern movement.

Whether glossy copies or fragmented narratives, pop artists like Keith Haring, Jeff Koons, Richard Hamilton, Claes Oldenburg, Ed Ruscha, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, and Billy Apple produced a diverse range of work. TASCHEN captures the breadth of pop in books that address the group as a whole as well as Basic Art Series books on significant artists. Many of TASCHEN’s books interact with the legacy of Pop art, like Allen Jones’ cover for the Naomi Campbell monograph or the David Hockney SUMO. Marking a mid point in the art of the twentieth century, Pop continues to help us understand the world we live in - one in which the boundaries of art and life continue to blur.