WHY IS IT SEEN AS A THREAT TO TRADITIONAL ART?

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

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

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

Can You Update Your Home with Pop Art Pictures?

If you are looking for a new way to decorate your home, then you may need to consider something bold, bright, and different like pop art. You can turn your favorite photos into pop art to add a personal touch to your décor. “Bold, brightly-colored, graphic, tongue-in-cheek…Pop art is all about having fun with your décor.” This is a great way to completely mix things up, especially if you have been living with traditional furniture and décor. The splashes of color, unique designs, and fun imagery will definitely turn your home into a totally different style. Pop art can infiltrate...Read more

Your Questions about Pop Art Pictures

So many people have seen a piece of pop art, and they love the way it looks, but they aren’t exactly sure of what they are looking at. You may have seen a picture or two done by Andy Warhol, but do you know what style this artwork actually is? It’s called pop art, and it can be a bright and fun way to liven up a room. You can even take pictures that you have of your family, friends, or pets and turn those images into pop artwork. However, before you can get started with a style you don’t...Read more

Stop Depending on Automatic Filters for Photos

Within over just one year, over 130 million people have decided to actively use one of the newest social media platforms available on the Internet to collectively post and share over 16 billion photographs, according to TechCrunch.com. The basic concept of this revolutionary website, known as Instagram, was not to focus so much on viral videos, lengthy status messages and blogs as Facebook and Twitter. It was specifically designed to allow people to share photos with their friends, relatives and even complete strangers.   The Popularity of the Automatic Filter One of the most popular features of this online platform,...Read more

Your Fun and Creative Options for Pop Art Photos

When you choose to turn your photos into fun and unique pop art, then consider all of your options. You have choices to be as creative as you would like. There is no reason why you have to put the same, boring, plain pictures on the wall. Instead, you can liven up any room by adding something different that will certainly turn into a conversation piece. If you don’t know what pop art is, then it is time you learn. You can actually transfer your portraits into this fun form of unique, bright, and colorful work. What Is Pop Art?...Read more