Definition of pop art noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


pop art

BrE BrE//ˈpɒp ɑːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːp ɑːrt//
(also Pop Art) [uncountable] Styles of art
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a style of art, developed in the 1960s, that was based on popular culture and used material such as advertisements, film/movie images, etc. See related entries: Styles of art Culture Pop art was developed in the 1950s by artists such as Eduardo Paolozzi in Britain and Jasper Johns in the US. It became well known in the 1960s through the work of pop artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pop art