Pop art which comes from the word popular art is a genre of art that utilizes visual symbols and styles that come from popular mass media such as magazines, advertisements, comics, television and newspapers.
Pop art was first popularized by Andy Warhol. An American who repeats photos of Hollywood artist’s faces using complementary colors. And the result is the artist’s faces appear with attractive colors and different from the original photo.
Works like this are usually popularized on social posters to commercial posters. Basically Pop art is an opposition to modern culture which tends to be static and long-term design. very strange if a design that is used for short-term projects must have aesthetic value that is valid forever.
According to people who oppose modern culture, aesthetic is consumptive which must depart from the midern culture and based on a style that is easily known and enjoyed in general. For example a car design must display decorative elements that are very sturdy so as to create a strong impression on those who see
At the time of the emergence of many differences among the money people thought that this work is a work that has no aesthetic value that only has a work of creation for mere pleasure. But besides that many people also think that this work is a work created for expression and proves that there is no discrimination in art.
Some even think that with pop work the community is invited to be more objective in seeing a work. Because at that time many people assumed that there was a dominance of abstract exporters from European and American artists