Pop Art featured image

Pop Art was never a cohesive movement. Instead, it inched its way up the international art scene, starting in the mid-1950s, as the invention of artists throughout Europe and the United States, artists who were often working independently and in isolation from each other.Read More →

Jean Paul Langlois - pop and pulp art

A selection of work by MĂ©tis artist Jean Paul Langlois from Vancouver Island, currently based in East Vancouver. Informed by pop and pulp culture, particularly Westerns, 70s sci-fi and Saturday morning cartoons, Langlois plays with ultra-saturated colours and motifs as a way of grappling with a sense of alienation from his own cultural backgrounds — both indigenous and settler.Read More →

KAWS cover art

KAWS is the renowned Brooklyn based artist whose practise includes painting, sculpture, printmaking and design. He is considered one of the most relevant artists of a generation. His influential work engages people across generations with contemporary art and especially opens popular culture to a young and diverse audience. Read More →

Michael Alberts Map of the World

Pop artist Michael Albert, pioneer of “cerealism” in his one-of-a-kind mosaics, intersects with consumerism in wild and wondrous ways.

While studying business at New York University, he often frequented the Metropolitan Museum of Art, marveling at artists like Vincent Van Gogh who challenged his classes’ typical definitions of success. While Van Gogh never sold a painting in life, he rose to superstar status posthumously and his works have fetched prices in the tens of millions.Read More →