Pop art originated in Britain as a parody of America’s plastic and monstrously extravagant consumer culture. In the early ’60s, Americans made pop art their own, the critique became something more innocent and un-self-conscious in technicolor prints that faithfully transcribed the country’s cornucopia without necessarily commenting on it. Meantime, France sprouted its own branch of pop art. Called Nouvelle Figuration, it is perhaps best exemplified in works... More >>>