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Claes Oldenburg – Biography and Artwork of the American Pop Art Artist

Claes Oldenburg (1929-2022) the Swiss-born American inspired Pop Art artist is best known for his fun, whimsical, pioneering Pop Art sculptures. Some of the works he created over his long life and career as an artist include, Lipstick Ascending on Caterpillar Tracks (1969), Clothespin (1976), and Spoonbridge and Cherry (1988). Today, the artist’s work is …

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Richard Hamilton – Biography and Artwork of the English Artist

Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) the London born, English painter and collage artist is considered the founder of the Pop art movement. Some of his most famous works include the collages Just what is it that makes today’s home so different, so appealing? (1956)one of his earliest works, My Marilyn (Paste Up) (1965), and the cover design …

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Eduardo Paolozzi – Biography and Artwork of the Scottish Pop Art Artist

Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005), the Scottish born, British Pop art artist worked making collages, graphic works, sculptures, and even mosaic murals. As one of the founders of the British Pop art movement, he is most well known for his early collage I was a Rich Man’s Plaything (1947). The Early Years and Education of Eduardo Paolozzi Born …

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Yayoi Kusama – Biography and Artwork of the Japanese Artist

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist born in Japan, in 1929. The world-famous artist is known for her works that span the art movements of Abstract Expressionism, and a pre-cursor to the emergence of Minimalism, before transforming into Pop Art. She has worked in painting, photography, installation, and performance art.   Repetition, polka dots, phallic …

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