WHY IS IT SEEN AS A THREAT TO TRADITIONAL ART? A SHORT BACKGROUND.. At the end of the 2nd world war in 1945, the US experienced not only a post-war economic boom but also ″The Baby Boom″. Nearly 76 million babies were born in America between 1945 and 1957. Pop Art was first coined in Britain in 1955, but the Americans, with its ″Baby Boomers″, took up the consumerist cause with much greater effect and conviction, and became the pioneers of the movement. Pop Art comes from and is inspired by the people, places, things and events happening in popular...Read more

The Art Is Now – Pop Art Movement

From its very beginning, this controversial art movement, which marks the American mass culture, caused many discussions about its artistic value. Does pop art hide artistic message and whether it possess any artistic elements or is it just worthless seductive mix of cheerful colors that anyone can make? Can something as ordinary as soup can picture or advertising image be considered as art? Simplified lines, burst of colors and mechanical technique are just some of the characteristics of this unusual movement that knocked down all barriers between classic art and everyday life. This unusual movement that...Read more

Adorable Before And After Dog Photos

First day your puppy walked into your home, it was just was just a furry mess sugarcoated in cuteness that tripped over its own paws. And because you see it every day, you may not realize how fast your pet changes. That’s why we love these before and after photos of dogs – it’s great to notice differences, as animals seem to keep their characteristics even though they get bigger. It’s also nice to look at these photos and appreciate their faithfulness, their company and just realize how happy we are to have them in our lives. Dogs are part our...Read more

Fun Facts About Avatar Movie That You Never Heard Of

One of the most expensive movies ever made (with a box office of almost $1.844 billion) has a simple story: blue people on planet Pandora who like their trees are fighting against bad Earthlings who want valuable mineral from their village. With all this, there is a love story between a main character (Earthling) Jake Sully and Neytiri, the daughter of the Pandora’s leader. But the movie’s quality isn’t in its heart-warming story – it has all to do with breath taking animation that changed the way movies are made in the future. And whatever the reason you love this...Read more

Game of Thrones Characters in Pop Art

As you probably know it, the new season of Game of Thrones started a few weeks ago and fans are waiting each Sunday with excitement. If you don’t know the show or the books the show is based on yet, it is a clever adaptation of the books ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ written by George R. R. Martin for HBO. One of the main assets of the show is its great number of very different characters. That’s why, this week, we decided to pay a tribute to those amazing characters in our way on PopArta. As Game of...Read more

The Secret Behind Amazing Pop Art

Hi guys! Our Pop Art artists finally agreed to reveal the secrets behind the amazing Pop Art portraits they are creating. In this video, we show it for the first time. Enjoy! (and share with your friends!)” If you have any questions on the Pop Art creation process please email us or use our online chat. We are ready to start your Pop Art Canvas!...Read more

How To Properly Position Your Picture

Your beautiful piece of pop art is only going to look good if it’s properly positioned on the wall. So how do you get it in the right spot?  You don’t want to have a collection of holes in your walls from repeated efforts to get the positioning right, so use one of the following methods. Method #1 You might want to recruit another person to help you with this. One of you should hold the picture against the wall while the other directs, indicating whether the picture should be higher or lower, or more to one side or the...Read more

How to Create a Professional-Looking Self Portrait

You love pop art, and you can’t think of anything better than seeing your own image, or that of a loved one, transferred to a stunning pop art print. You just need to work on getting the perfect image that will rival Andy Warhol’s print of Marilyn Monroe. Composition is the key. Here are a few tips to help you create just the right shot. Play With Settings Remember that a flash can cause you to look washed out or blurry. However, you should also keep in mind that if you’re using incandescent light, and you don’t use the flash,...Read more

How To Hang A Picture the Right Way Every Time

You’ve had a beautiful pop art print created from your own photo, and now it’s time to hang it. You’d think that hanging a picture would be an easy thing to do, but it’s amazing how many people don’t get it right. You can spend a small fortune on just the right piece of art and the perfect frame, and then mess up the whole effect by hanging it improperly. First, let’s talk about the actual mechanics of the process. Then we’ll move on to the aesthetics. What Could Go Wrong? There’s a right and a wrong way to do...Read more

Decorating a Modern Home with Pop Art Photos

“Pop art is a modern art movement, started in the 1950s, which uses the imagery, styles, and themes of advertising, mass media and pop culture.” (About Painting) Likely, you even know the names of some of the famous artists of this genre, like Roy Lichtenstein or Andy Warhol to name a couple. This type of work is considered to be very modern, colorful, and fun. If you are decorating your home and you prefer modern styles or even 1960’s retro furnishings, a great way to color the walls is through this kind of work. Making it Personal Of course, when...Read more