by Mason


A term that emerged in the 1960s to describe a diverse range of live presentations by artists

Such artists continue to break down the barrier between high and low art forms, while reevaluating the role of art as a commodity in and of itself.

Pop artists believed everything is inter-connected, and therefore sought to make those connections literal in their artwork.

Modern Art

Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.

By this time, American advertising had adopted many elements and inflections of modern art and functioned at a very sophisticated level.

Perhaps owing to the incorporation of commercial images, Pop art has become one of the most recognizable styles of modern art.

Popular Culture

Pop artists absorbed and borrowed from popular culture, challenging notions of originality and what it means to be an artist.

Pop art presented a challenge to traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular culture such as advertising, news, etc.

The group discussions centered on popular culture implications from such elements as mass advertising, movies, product design, comic strips, science fiction and technology.

Modern Masters - Henri Matisse