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Pop artists


22 People in artist grouping:

Preceded in Britain by The Independent Group (IG), Pop Art developed from the earlier works of the IG, which had taken the influences of Dada and Minimalism. The Pop artists created a new genre of art that represented modern popular mass culture by re-appropriating imagery from sources such as advertising and comic books. This genre celebrated the new age of technological mass production, the invasion of advertising into every facet of life through television and the rise of popular culture. In Britain, Pop Art was heavily influenced by the influx of American mass culture, and the artists reacted to what they perceived as the new American domestic dream.

Lawrence Alloway

Lawrence Alloway

1926-1990
Gallerist and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peter Blake

Peter Blake

1932-
Painter
Sitter in 15 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Derek Boshier

Derek Boshier

1937-
Artist
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Pauline Boty

Pauline Boty

1938-1966
Artist and actress
Sitter in 32 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Patrick Caulfield

Patrick Caulfield

1936-2005
Artist
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Jim Dine

Jim Dine

1935-
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton

1922-2011
Painter
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
David Hockney

David Hockney

1937-
Artist
Sitter in 49 portraits | Artist associated with 14 portraits
Allen Jones

Allen Jones

1937-
Artist
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
R.B. Kitaj

R.B. Kitaj

1932-2007
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 4 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Gerald Ogilvie-Laing

1936-2011
Sculptor
Artist of 1 portrait
Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein

1923-1997
Artist
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Barry Martin

1943-
Painter and sculptor
Artist of 1 portrait
Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg

1929-
Sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

1924-2005
Sculptor and graphic artist
Sitter in 25 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits
Peter Phillips

Peter Phillips

1939-
Artist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Patrick Procktor

Patrick Procktor

1936-2003
Artist
Sitter in 21 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Michael Rothenstein

Michael Rothenstein

1908-1993
Painter and printmaker; son of Sir William Rothenstein
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Alison Smithson

Alison Smithson

1928-1993
Architect
Sitter in 4 portraits
Peter Smithson

Peter Smithson

1923-2003
Architect
Sitter in 4 portraits

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