International Pop

Walker Art Center’s International Pop is a new survey that chronicles the emergence and migration of Pop art from an international perspective, focusing on the period from the 1950s through the early ’70s. It handily examines production by artists across the globe who were confronting radical cultural and political developments around the same time, and who we now look at as linked to what we now call Pop art. Both the exhibition and accompanying 48-page book amplify the scope of what we understand to be “Pop,” exposing a rather more complex variety of subject matter. The book features in-depth essays by a range of experts examining developments in Britain, Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Italy and Hungary as well as Western Europe and the US. Visually it certainly looks incredible. Get a closer look here.