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Art History Lecture

POP! The Art of the Swinging Sixties

In the 1960s Pop art exploded onto the scene, illuminating the post war gloom. This was art of its time, born of a consumer boom and hopes for a bright new future.

This lecture explores how and why it came about and consider some of the key art works by the great Pop artists, amongst them: Peter Blake, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.