Buy Pop Art

Check out of the collection of Pop Art and movie stills art, ranging from iconic sports figures such as Muhammad Ali and Audrey Hepburn to some great star wars pop art prints. As with all art on this site, we offer these prints as stretched canvas prints, framed print, rolled or paper prints.

Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the United Kingdom and the United States during the mid- to late-1950s. The movement presented a challenge to traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular and mass cultures, such as advertising, comic books, and mundane cultural objects. One of its aims is to use images of popular (as opposed to elitist) culture in art, emphasizing the banal or kitschy elements of any culture, most often through the use of irony. It is also associated with the artists’ use of mechanical means of reproduction or rendering techniques.

Pop art often takes imagery that is currently in use in advertising. Product labelling and logos figure prominently in the imagery chosen by pop artists, seen in the labels of Campbell’s Soup Cans, by Andy Warhol. Even the labelling on the outside of a shipping box containing food items for retail has been used as subject matter in pop art, as demonstrated by Warhol’s Campbell’s Tomato Juice Box, 1964

It was a major shift in the direction of modernism. The subject matter became far from traditional “high art” themes of morality, mythology, and classic history; rather, Pop artists celebrated commonplace objects and people of everyday life, in this way seeking to elevate popular culture to the level of fine art.

By creating paintings or sculptures of mass culture objects and media stars, the Pop art movement aimed to blur the boundaries between “high” art and “low” culture. The concept that there is no hierarchy of culture and that art may borrow from any source has been one of the most influential characteristics of Pop art.

One of the classics of Modern Art was made in 1962, by American artist Andy Warhol who first explored his well-known “soup can” motif. 32 Soup Cans is composed of 32 hand-painted and hand-stamped canvases, each depicting a different flavour of Campbell’s Soup. Warhol, a pioneering pop artist, chose this subject matter because it captured Pop Art’s focus on mass production and his own artistic interest in repetition.

Blue Horizon Prints now proudly displays a wide selection of Pop Art and Movie canvas prints, with the two genres frequently crossing over into each other. Pop Art includes the famous portrait of Marilyn Monroe by Warhol and also a series of prints of Audrey Hepburn. Elvis Presley is another popular movie star who has been turned into stunning works of Pop Art.

We offer fantastic prints of all the Marvel Universe characters in a Warhol inspired canvas. We can also offer the same effect with a series of Storm Troopers from Star Wars. Either of these prints would look fantastic on the wall of your home theatre room or your man cave.

Perhaps you’d prefer some Movie or Television show posters? Come and view our selection of popular movie themes like Mickey Mouse, The Godfather or Breakfast at Tiffany’s. We are happy to offer advice and help with selecting the perfect print for your wall.

O ur canvas prints are proudly made in Australia. Our high-quality materials mean you will not be disappointed in your canvas when you receive it. We offer fantastic value for money and strive to please all our customers.

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