Art in Pop Culture

Art and pop culture go hand-in-hand, I think.   A couple examples come to mind straight away.  One, Andy Warhol.  He revolutionized pop art. See his famous paintings of Marilyn Monroe:


And second I think of Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks and all of the parodies of it.  I did a simple Google search of it and found 7 different parodies.

The Original:

A few parodies:

There’s a constant back and forth between the two and they both influence each other a lot of the time.


One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Donna Skonning on December 13, 2010 at 2:48 am

    I have always liked Hoppers Nighthawks and I love the parodies you provided. That piece of work, like Warhols Marilyn is so famous “popular” even today. And although they were done in the 60’s they both still seem modern to me.


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