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Differences Between Modern Art And Pop Art

Modern Art and Pop Art represent two of the most popular art movements in present day. Contemporary businesses and modern homes adorn their walls with art pieces from these two periods to give them a prominent, moving aesthetic. One truly interesting issue that comes up in regards to Pop art and Modern art is the increasing public misconception that these two art forms are the same thing. At first glance, some people may have trouble distinguishing a Pop art piece from a Modern art piece. There are definitely some similarities between both movements, but there are stark contrasts as well. Here are some common areas where Pop art and Modern art differ: Historically-Speaking First of all, the two different art forms came about and started gaining popularity almost 100 years apart. Modern art is part of the Modernism period, which spanned 1860-1960. Other popular art forms within the Modernism period include Cubism, Fauvism, Expressionism, Dada, Surrealism, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. Many people feel Pop art is part of the modernism period as well, but it does differ from most Modern art. Pop art became popular in Britain during the 1950s and 1960s. During the 1960s it also made its way over to the U.S. It became quite popular in the U.S. during a very influential time in the civil rights movement. Anti-consumerism became a central theme of Pop art. Key...

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