A Guide on How to Buy Pop Art

by Christie Cluett 3. March 2015 08:56

Original artwork made with postage stamps by Peter Mason


As a movement, pop art emerged in the mid-1950s, using vibrant colours and mechanical production techniques to produce vivid manifestations of popular culture. Taking images from film, pop music, adverts and other contemporary mediums, pop art’s aim is to subvert the context of commercialism while offering a critique of traditional art values.

Despite being more than 60 years old, a new breed of artists continue to work within this style today, offering a modern take on the movement’s founding principles. To help you enjoy the chance to own an original work, here’s our guide on how to buy a modern pop art print.

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