History of Pop Art

This chart illustrates that interest in pop art has grown steadily since its inception. This can be attributed to both its place in society as an art form and to historical interest in the subject. The data from this chart was obtained by text mining Google Books.

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Some images of contemporary pop art:

 

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Damien Hirst’s “Spot” series, ongoing from 1986-2011. There are over 1000 of these paintings in existence.

 

 

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Lady Gaga’s “Artpop” album (2013), cover designed by Jeff Koons. Image courtesy of blogs.artinfo.com.

 

 

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Jeff Koons “Balloon Dog (Orange)” (image: arts-info.com) recently sold for 58.4 million dollars at auction, making it the most expensive work sold by a living artist at auction. Image courtesy of extravaganzi.com.

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