By MacKay, Andy Stewart
In this age of insta-stardom and selfies, Pop Art still defines the world we live in. Emerging in the 1950s, Pop Art arrived in an explosion of colour, offering bold representations and plenty of humour. All of the celebrities, events and politics that came to define two turbulen...t decades are encapsulated in their work. Pop Art challenged the establishment and offered a new modernism, blurring the line between art and mass production. Uncover 100 stories in this essential guide to a groundbreaking movement. Enjoy enlightening critiques of iconic works; meet key figures including Warhol and Hockney; and discover inspirational ideas and novel new methods.Read more
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Andy Stewart MacKay is a London-based writer and cultural historian. For the past fifteen years he has taught art and cultural history in galleries and museums, including Tate Modern, Tate Britain, MoMA and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection; and also in schools and universities, including the University of London and New York University. After graduating in Art History from the University of St Andrews, he studied cultural criticism at City University of London, modernist literature at Leiden University in the Netherlands and trained as an archivist at the University of Glasgow. He has written for AnOther magazine, and his first book, The Angel of Charleston, was published in 2013.
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