With the technological developments of the 21st century, popular trends have boomed, leaving the art world with a much broader sense of what popular culture is in the contemporary moment. Tools that, in the past, have been used exclusively by the artist are now more readily available to everyone. The Internet, social media, up-and-coming apps, smart phones, and tablets are all channels that provide world access to popular culture and creativity. Contemporary artists who capture their source material directly from popular culture continue to explore exactly how â€śthe nowâ€ť becomes â€śthe iconic.â€ť
This exhibition is juried by Nicholas Chambers, The Milton Fine Curator of Art at the Andy Warhol Museum, and Robert Beckman, Director at Artists Image Resource.
On Display: January 18 - March 29, 2014
Reception: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sweetwater Center for the Arts
200 Broad Street
Sewickley, PA 15143
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