an art movement that began in the U.S. in the 1950s and reached its peak of activity in the 1960s, chose as its subject matter the anonymous, everyday, standardized, and banal iconography in American life, as comic strips, billboards, commercial products, and celebrity images, and dealt with them typically in such forms as outsize commercially smooth paintings, mechanically reproduced silkscreens, large-scale facsimiles, and soft sculptures.
a movement in modern art that imitates the methods, styles, and themes of popular culture and mass media, such as comic strips, advertising, and science fiction
Art that uses elements of popular culture, such as magazines, movies, popular music, and even bottles and cans. (See also Andy Warhol.)
- Pop a sweat
verb phrase To perspire from exercise or exertion; exert oneself: Students were not the only ones breaking a sweat Sunday/ They want to feel great and look great and not pop a sweat (1970s+ Prizefight) Related Terms break a sweat
- Pop a wheelie
verb phrase To raise the front wheel of a motorcycle or bicycle off the ground in order to ride on the rear wheel only (1960s+ Motorcyclists & bicyclists)
[paw-pah-yahn] /ˌpɔ pɑˈyɑn/ noun 1. a city in SW Colombia.
noun 1. a concert of popular and light classical music played by a symphony orchestra.