Pop Art in 7 Minutes: True Art or Mass Market?

What comes to your mind when you hear the phrase Pop Art? If the first thing you think of is Andy Warhol and cans of Campbell’s Soup, you aren’t alone. The 1962 series depicting different flavors of that popular meal is one of the most iconic works of not just Pop Art but modern art in general. What makes Pop Art so special? How did a single picture of a $1.48 can of soup end up costing $11.8 million at auction in 2006? In our new episode, we will give you an overview of everything Pop Art: how it emerged, who was involved, what role it played in history, and what the deal was with all those soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles.