In the 1950s and 1960s, young British and American
artists made popular culture their subject matter.
By incorporating logos, brand names, television and
cartoon characters, and other consumer products
into their work, these artists tested the boundaries
between art and everyday life.
Roy Lichtenstein was one of the originators of this
new pop movement. Fascinated by printed mass
media—particularly newspaper advertising and
cartoon or comic book illustration—Lichtenstein
developed a style characterized by bold lines, bright
colors, dot patterns, and sometimes words.
The art of today is all
What is ONOMATOPOIEA?
"Splat, Giggle, Moo"
click here to learn more about Roy Lichtenstein from the National Gallery of Art