Pop art, the art movement that first appeared in the UK in the mid 1950’s, shifted the international art scene from Europe to the United States in the early 60’s, while both celebrating and mocking mass media and consumerism, ironically met immediate ‘commercial success’. Two generations later, pop art, famous for mixing high and low culture, recognizable everyday objects and popular celebrities, splashy colours with simple reproducible shapes or prints, still hasn’t lost its appeal.

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