Pop Art: Mostly Everything You Need To Know

June 1, 2021By Joe LatimerAndy Warhol, Art, Artist, Inspiration, Pop Art

Pop art emerged as a movement that directly responded to the rising culture of consumerism and mass culture, pushing the boundaries of what was traditionally considered art. During the movement, artists took inspiration from ordinary, everyday objects to imitate popular culture within artistic mediums. Because Pop art largely deviated from conventional forms of art, using … Read More

Brian Donnelly 101: Mostly Everything You to Know About the Artist Known as KAWS

September 1, 2020By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Pop Art, Street Art

Brian Donnelly, professionally known as KAWS, is an American artist, sculptor, painter, and designer. A major chunk of his art is inspired by characters from popular TV shows. These include Mickey Mouse, Spongebob Squarepants, Smurfs, Michelin Man, Snoopy, and most famously, The Simpsons – although you’ll see characters of his own making in his art … Read More

Keith Haring 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Famed Street Artist

August 1, 2020By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Keith Haring, Pop Art, Street Art

Keith Haring was an American street artist born May 4, 1958 in Reading, PA. His unique, colorful, pop-styled, graffiti-like art became a part of the NYC Street Culture in the 1980s. His inspirations included the drawings of Dr. Suess and Walt Disney, the work of his famous friends Madonna, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol, socio-political … Read More