There's no denying the popularity of the Pop Art movement and it's ripple effect on contemporary art. The original movement centered around pushing boundaries and transforming 'popular' elements of mass culture and consumerism, stripping them of their purpose and context. The emergence of Pop Art resulted in some of the most iconic images of the 20th Century, and produced a plethora of household names. From Andy Warhol to Roy Lichtenstein and Peter Blake, these artists created a legacy that still influences artists working today.
Our amazing Pop Art inspired collection is the perfect place to find a gift for the people that have everything. Guaranteed to make a statement, these vibrant and playful works of art are a surefire way to make any occasion memorable. Here are our top five picks for the perfect Pop Art inspired art gifts for every special celebration.
1. Keith Haring
Keith Haring's work is practically the definition of 'iconic'; his uncomplicated doodles transcend race, gender and social status, speaking volumes in just a few strokes of a brush. Successfully making street art and graffiti mainstream, his work carries strong messages of strength and unity, making these prints heartfelt and meaningful presents for loved ones. These stunning Keith Haring posters are an affordable way to introduce his work into your home. Browse our collection of Keith Haring's work, including vintage lithograph posters by the artist.
Looking for something similar to Haring's work but with a contemporary twist? Look no further than the work of Moruzzi. This contemporary artist plays on the idea of the logo and popular imagery, creating funky designs that are familiar yet fresh. Make sure to check out Moruzzi's selection of artworks, his colourful works would be a great addition to any Pop Art lover's collection.
Andy Warhol's renowned repetitive motif that was made famous by his Marilyn Monroe and Campbell's Soup Cans screenprints is still used today, especially by the artist Dollarsandart. With a focus on money and how it makes the world go round, Dollarsandart questions the influence of popular culture and celebrities. His striking limited edition artworks are sure to be well received by your loved one. These statement pieces are guaranteed to make your guests stop and stare - in the best way possible.
4. Gil Carvalho
If your loved one has a particular obsession with bags and shoes, then Gil Carvalho is the artist for you. His Pop Art inspired works are colourful and bold, lighting up any room they're placed in. Often incorporating the work of other artists such as Damien Hirst and Keith Haring, Gil's prints are a great gift for art lovers and fashion lovers alike.
Peter Blake, 'Y - The Dazzle Alphabet'
5. Peter Blake
If you really want to gift your loved one a part of modern art history, why not a limited edition Peter Blake? Aptly named the 'Godfather of the Pop Art movement', Blake's witty collages and graphic letter work is unmistakable. Looking for a gift that's a little more personal? Why not give your loved one their initials from Blake's 'The Dazzle Alphabet'?
If none of these works catch your eye, make sure to check out our curated Pop Art Gifts Curated Collection for an even wider selection of prints.