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Typical Abstract
By John Stango
Located in New York, NY
A pop piece depicting an abstract composition with the artist signature style. He creates an illusion that the parts are in motion and almost floating. With impasto painting, and qui...
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2010s Pop Art Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

Musician & composer Ravi Shankar performing at St. John, signed exhibition print
By Jack Mitchell
Located in Senoia, GA
Musician & composer Ravi Shankar performing at The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in NYC, photographed in 1976. This is a vintage gelatin silver print, selenium toned, made by ha...
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1970s Pop Art Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Howdy - Original Mixed Media Pop Art by Gary John
By Gary John
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles street artist Gary John exploded onto the international art scene during the Art Basel Miami art fair in 2013. John’s playfully bold work quickly gained attention and he ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Street Art Mixed Media

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Mixed Media, Acrylic, Newsprint

Kaleidoscope I, Serigraph by John Grillo
By John Grillo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Grillo, American (1917 - 2014) Title: Kaleidoscope I Year: 1978 Medium: Serigraph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 200, AP 30 Image Size: 29.5 x 22 inches ...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Vintage 1960s Pablo Picasso Photo Silkscreen Serigraph Pop Art
By John Brower
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is for a Photo Silkscreen Serigraph it is Titled Pablo Picasso Cubist Spanish. light creasing to paper outside of image John Brower worked in Chicago as a billboard designer fo...
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1960s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Vintage 1960s Andy Warhol Photo Silkscreen Serigraph Pop Art
By John Brower
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is for a Photo Silkscreen Serigraph it is Titled Andy Warhol :Pop Artist American. light creasing to paper outside of image John Brower worked in Chicago as a billboard designe...
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1960s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

John Lennon photograph Detroit, 1970s (John & Yoko)
By Leni Sinclair
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Leni Sinclair John Lennon & Yoko Ono photograph Detroit, 1972 Photographed by legendary Detroit photographer Leni Sinclair, 2016's Kresge Foundation's Eminent Artist of the year (Se...
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1970s Pop Art Black and White Photography

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Inkjet

John Travolta 'Stayin' Alive' magazine cover session, signed by Jack Mitchell
By Jack Mitchell
Located in Senoia, GA
This photograph of John Travolta in his 'Stayin' Alive' garb was taken for a Dance Magazine cover story, this was one of Jack's favorites. This was printed in 2010 when work began on...
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1980s Pop Art Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

John Lennon & Yoko Ono, People Magazine cover photo, signed by Jack Mitchell
By Jack Mitchell
Located in Senoia, GA
This is the famous color photograph of John Lennon and Yoko Ono (taken days before his murder) that became the People Magazine cover of John's memorial issue and it was Jack's favori...
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1980s Pop Art Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

John Lennon & Yoko Ono 1980 marked up Jack Mitchell Proof Sheet Limited Edition
By Jack Mitchell
Located in Senoia, GA
Jack Mitchell photographed John Lennon and Yoko Ono on November 2, 1980 – and it turned out to be a historic session. The assignment was for The New York Times to illustrate a featur...
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1970s Pop Art Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Duerme, Pop Art Serigraph by John Grillo
By John Grillo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Grillo, American (1917 - 2014) Title: Duerme Year: 1980 Medium: Serigraph, Signed and Numbered in Pencil Edition: 200, AP 25 Image Size: 22 x 29.5 inches Size: 26...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Primavera, Pop Art Serigraph by John Grillo
By John Grillo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Grillo, American (1917 - 2014) Title: Primavera Year: 1980 Medium: Serigraph, Signed and Numbered in Pencil Edition: 200, AP 30 Image Size: 22 x 29 inches Size: 2...
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1980s Pop Art Landscape Prints

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Screen

Landscape I, Pop Art Serigraph by John Grillo
By John Grillo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Grillo, American (1917 - 2014) Title: Landscape I Year: 1979 Medium: Serigraph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 200, AP 30 Image Size: 24 x 30 inches Size: ...
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1980s Pop Art Landscape Prints

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Screen

Tantra Abstractions, Pop Art Serigraph by John Grillo
By John Grillo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Grillo, American (1917 - 2014) Title: Tantra Abstractions Year: 1980 Medium: Serigraph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 200, AP 30 Image Size: 30 x 22 inches...
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1980s Pop Art Abstract Prints

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Screen

Kaleidoscope III, Pop Art Serigraph by John Grillo
By John Grillo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Grillo, American (1917 - 2014) Title: Kaleidoscope III Year: 1980 Medium: Serigraph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 200 Image Size: 22 x 30 inches Size: 2...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Pajaro (Green Lamp), Pop Art Serigraph by John Grillo
By John Grillo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Grillo, American (1917 - 2014) Title: Kaleidoscope I Year: 1978 Medium: Serigraph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 200, AP 30 Image Size: 29.5 x 22 inches ...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Daffodils Baptized in Butter, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Daffodils Baptized in Butter Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size: 16.5 x 1...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Lillies of the Valley, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Lillies of the Valley Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size: 16.5 x 16.5 in....
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

1975 After Jasper Johns 'Jasper Johns Lithographs 1973-1975' Pop Art
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 6.5 x 4.75 inches ( 16.51 x 12.065 cm ) Image Size: 6.5 x 4.75 inches ( 16.51 x 12.065 cm ) Framed: No Condition: B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or age...
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1970s Prints and Multiples

Lilacs Luxuriously Licking the Air, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Lilacs Luxuriously Licking the Air Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size: 16...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Chrysanthemums Are a Garland of Skulls, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Chrysanthemums Are a Garland of Skulls Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Cherry Blossoms are Razor Blades, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Cherry Blossoms are Razor Blades Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size: 16.5...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Armfuls of Honeysuckle and Columbine, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size: 16.5 x 16.5 in. (41.91 x 41.91 cm) Frame Size: 18.75 x 18.75 inc...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Hyacinths are the Songs of Suicides, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Hyacinths are the Songs of Suicides Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size: 1...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Orchids are the Tongues that Lied, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Orchids are the Tongues that Lied Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size: 16....
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Necklaces of Wisteria Bowing to Magnolia..., Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Necklaces of Wisteria Bowing to Magnolia Mamas Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Lupine Were Self-Serving and Unkind, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Lupine Were Self-Serving and Unkind Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size: 1...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

May All the Tiny Black Insects Crawling... , Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: May All the Tiny Black Insects Crawling on the Peonies... Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Ed...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Big Bunch of One Thousand Red Roses, Pop Art Screenprint by John Giorno
By John Giorno
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Giorno Title: Big Bunch of One Thousand Red Roses... Portfolio: Welcoming the Flowers Date: 2007 Screenprint, signed, numbered, and dated in pencil Edition of 19/70 Size...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

1970 After Jasper Johns 'Souvenir' Pop Art Gray Offset Lithograph
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 35.25 x 23.5 inches ( 89.535 x 59.69 cm ) Image Size: 25 x 19 inches ( 63.5 x 48.26 cm ) Framed: No Condition: D: Heavy signs of wear, Torn, Damaged. SOLD AS IS. Price...
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1970s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1992 After John Baldessari 'Working Materials' Pop Art USA Offset Lithograph
By John Baldessari
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 36 x 21.25 inches ( 91.44 x 53.975 cm ) Image Size: 29.75 x 19.25 inches ( 75.565 x 48.895 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling Ad...
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1990s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1978 Jasper Johns 'Savarin Cans-Monotype' Pop Art Multicolor USA Offset
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 45.5 x 29.5 inches ( 115.57 x 74.93 cm ) Image Size: 43 x 28 inches ( 109.22 x 71.12 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A: Mint Additional Details: First edition exhibition...
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1970s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1978 Jasper Johns 'Fool's House' Pop Art United Kingdom Offset Lithograph
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 59.75 x 20 inches ( 151.765 x 50.8 cm ) Image Size: 39 x 19.25 inches ( 99.06 x 48.895 cm ) Framed: No Condition: B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or ag...
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1970s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1974 After Jasper Johns 'Numbers in Color' Pop Art USA Serigraph
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 39.75 x 28.75 inches ( 100.965 x 73.025 cm ) Image Size: 32.25 x 23.75 inches ( 81.915 x 60.325 cm ) Framed: No Condition: B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handl...
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1970s Prints and Multiples

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Screen

1982 After Jasper Johns 'American Center Celebration' Pop Art Blue,Red
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 47 x 31.5 inches ( 119.38 x 80.01 cm ) Image Size: 32.5 x 24 inches ( 82.55 x 60.96 cm ) Framed: No Condition: C: Several Signs of use and handling, some visible marks...
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1980s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1989 After John Baldessari 'Not Even So' Pop Art Offset Lithograph
By John Baldessari
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 19 x 26.75 inches ( 48.26 x 67.945 cm ) Image Size: 11 x 23 inches ( 27.94 x 58.42 cm ) Framed: No Condition: B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or age ...
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1980s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

Jasper Johns-Ale Cans-23" x 30.75"-Lithograph-1975-Pop Art
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
2 Color Lithograph printed on medium-weight white textured wove paper with a Gemini GEL circular dry-stamp embossed, lower-left hand corner. Signed, Dated ('75), and Numbered out of...
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20th Century Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Exhibition Poster, After Jasper Johns -42.5" x 29"-Poster-2007-Pop Art
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Exhibition poster for "Jasper Johns: Gray" held at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Early 2000s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

John Miller Blue Plate Special Hamburger 2008 Blown Pop Art Glass Sculpture
By John Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by Americana, Miller's work stands to bring new light and perspective to the often overlooked but ubiquitous cultural artifacts that form the American visual lexicon and liv...
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Early 2000s American Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Blown Glass

1996 After Jasper Johns 'Flag On Orange Field' Pop Art Italy Offset Lithograph
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 27 x 20 inches ( 68.58 x 50.8 cm ) Image Size: 26.75 x 20 inches ( 67.945 x 50.8 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A: Mint Shipping and Handling: We ship Worldwide. For ...
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1990s Prints and Multiples

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Offset

1968 After Jasper Johns 'Recent Still Life (Light Bulb)' Pop Art Black & White
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 34 x 20 inches ( 86.36 x 50.8 cm ) Image Size: 32 x 19 inches ( 81.28 x 48.26 cm ) Framed: No Condition: B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or age Addit...
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1960s Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Suitors by John Lennon
By John Lennon
Located in Long Island City, NY
A lithograph depicting a woman and her suitors, drawing by John Lennon, print published by his estate (Bag One Arts) in 1986. Date: 1986 Lithograph on Arches, signed and numbered by...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

I Do, Lithograph John Lennon
By John Lennon
Located in Long Island City, NY
A lithograph with chine colle depicting John and Yoko getting married, done by John Lennon, published by his estate (Bag One Arts) in 1986 Date: 1986 Lithograph and chine colle on A...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Pop Art Blue Plate Special Burger & Fries Glass Sculpture Set John Miller, 2008
By John Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by Americana, Miller's work stands to bring new light and perspective to the often overlooked but ubiquitous cultural artifacts that form the American visual lexicon and liv...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

"Pop"
By John Schieffer
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
John Schieffer graduated in 1995 from Paier College of Art in Hamden, Connecticut with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The salutatorian entered the world of illustration at Mercer Ma...
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2010s Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

"Pop"
H 6 in. W 5.5 in.
John Miller Blue Plate Special Ketchup Catsup 2008 Blown Pop Art Glass Sculpture
By John Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by Americana, Miller's work stands to bring new light and perspective to the often overlooked but ubiquitous cultural artifacts that form the American visual lexicon and liv...
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Early 2000s American Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Blown Glass

Pop Art Glass Sculpture John Miller Blue Plate Special, Mustard 2008 hand-blown
By John Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by Americana, Miller's work stands to bring new light and perspective to the often overlooked but ubiquitous cultural artifacts that form the American visual lexicon and liv...
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Early 2000s American Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Blown Glass

John Miller Blue Plate Special Cola & Straw 2008 Blown Pop Art Glass Sculpture
By John Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by Americana, Miller's work stands to bring new light and perspective to the often overlooked but ubiquitous cultural artifacts that form the American visual lexicon and liv...
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Early 2000s American Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Blown Glass

John Miller Blue Plate Special Curly Fries 2008 Blown Pop Art Glass Sculptures
By John Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by Americana, Miller's work stands to bring new light and perspective to the often overlooked but ubiquitous cultural artifacts that form the American visual lexicon and liv...
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Early 2000s American Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Blown Glass

John Miller Blue Plate Special Fries 2008 Hand Blown Pop Art Glass Sculptures
By John Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by Americana, Miller's work stands to bring new light and perspective to the often overlooked but ubiquitous cultural artifacts that form the American visual lexicon and liv...
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Early 2000s American Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Blown Glass

Mirror, Lithograph by John Lennon
By John Lennon
Located in Long Island City, NY
Self-portrait by John Lennon of himself looking into a mirror, published by his estate (Bag One Arts) in 1986 Date: 1986 Lithograph on Arches, signed and numbered by Yoko Ono in pen...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

"Bride", Lithograph by John Hardy
By John Hardy
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Hardy Title: Bride Year: circa 1980 Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 275, AP Image Size: 20 x 28 inches Paper Size: 22.5 in. x 30 in. (57.15 c...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Pop Elements
By Gary John
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles street artist Gary John exploded onto the international art scene first during Art Basel Miami in 2013. John’s playfully bold work quickly gained attention and he was nam...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Street Art Mixed Media

Materials

Mixed Media, Acrylic, Newsprint

Jasper Johns-Three Flags-25.75" x 37"-Poster-2004-Pop Art-Blue, Red, White-usa
By Jasper Johns
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Published for a major American Art retrospective in Milan, Italy from a collection from the Whitney Museum. The image of “Three Flags, 1958” was used for the design of this exhibiti...
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Early 2000s Prints and Multiples

Materials

Offset

Pop Art Vincent Van Gogh Serigraph
By John Brower
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is for a Silkscreen it is Titled Vincent Van Gogh, Expressionist, Dutch. John Brower worked in Chicago as a billboard designer for 12 years. He taught art at Alverno College ...
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1960s Pop Art Figurative Prints

Pop Art Jackson Pollock Serigraph, 1968
By John Brower
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a Silkscreen it is Titled Jackson Pollock, Abstract Expressionist, American. John Brower worked in Chicago as a billboard designer for 12 years. He taught art at Alverno C...
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1960s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Pop Art Paul Cezanne Serigraph, 1968
By John Brower
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a Silkscreen it is Titled Paul Cezanne, Post Impressionist, French. John Brower worked in Chicago as a billboard designer for 12 years. He taught art at Alverno College of...
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1960s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Screen

Large Pop Art Painting: 'Lunar Landing'
By Carol John
Located in New York, NY
Carol John's art reflects her encounters with mainstream modern artists-showing the obvious influence of Guston and other individualists like Marsden Hartley and Alfred Julio Jensen-...
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2010s Pop Art Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Olmec Mask, Serigraph by John Grillo
By John Grillo
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: John Grillo, American (1917 - 2014) Title: Olmec Mask Year: 1980 Medium: Serigraph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 200, AP 30 Image Size: 30 x 22.5 inches Size:...
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1980s Pop Art Figurative Prints

Materials

Screen

Jasper Johns, Evian Black State, signed , 1972
By Jasper Johns
Located in London, GB
9-color lithograph, 1972, signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 64 in pencil, 109 x 74 cm (43 x 29 in).
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1970s Pop Art Abstract Prints

Materials

Lithograph

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John Pop For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate john pop for your needs in our varied inventory. In our selection of items, you can find Pop Art examples as well as a Abstract version. Making the right choice when shopping for a john pop may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 20th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right john pop for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, black, beige and orange. Creating a john pop has been a part of the legacy of many artists, but those crafted by Jack Mitchell, Gary John, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and John Randall Nelson are consistently popular. Frequently made by artists working in paint, acrylic paint and synthetic resin paint, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years. If space is limited, you can find a small john pop measuring 2.2 high and 1.5 wide, while our inventory also includes works up to 96 across to better suit those in the market for a large john pop.

How Much is a John Pop?

The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a john pop in our inventory may begin at $100 and can go as high as $150,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,200.

A Close Look at pop-art Art

Perhaps one of the most influential contemporary-art movements, Pop art emerged in the 1950s. In stark contrast to traditional artistic practice, it drew on imagery from popular culture — comic books, advertising, product packaging and other commercial media — to create paintings and sculptures that celebrated ordinary life in the most literal way.

Pop art started in Britain as a reaction, both positive and critical, to the period’s consumerism. Its goal was to put popular culture on the same level as so-called high culture.

Richard Hamilton’s 1956 collage Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing? is widely believed to have kickstarted this unconventional new style.

Pop art works are distinguished by their bold imagery, bright colors and seemingly commonplace subject matter. Practitioners sought to challenge the status quo, breaking with the perceived elitism of the previously dominant Abstract Expressionism and making statements about current events. Other key characteristics of Pop art include appropriation of imagery and techniques from popular and commercial culture; use of different media and formats; repetition in imagery and iconography; incorporation of mundane objects from advertisements, cartoons and other popular media; hard edges; and ironic and witty treatment of subject matter.

Although British artists launched the movement, they were soon overshadowed by their American counterparts. Pop art is perhaps most closely identified with Andy Warhol, whose clever appropriation of motifs and images helped to transform the artistic style into a lifestyle. Most of the best-known Pop artists started in commercial art (Warhol made whimsical drawings as a hobby during his early years as a commercial illustrator), a background that helped them in merging high and popular culture.

Roy Lichtenstein was another prominent American Pop artist. Much like Warhol, Lichtenstein drew his subjects from print media, particularly comic strips, producing paintings and sculptures characterized by primary colors, bold outlines and halftone dots, elements appropriated from commercial printing. Recontextualizing a lowbrow image by importing it into a fine-art context was a trademark of his style. Neo-pop artists like Jeff Koons and Takashi Murakami further blurred the line between art and popular culture.

Pop art rose to prominence largely through the work of a handful of men creating works that were unemotional and distanced — in other words, stereotypically masculine. However, there were many important female Pop artists, such as Rosalyn Drexler, whose significant contributions to the movement are recognized today. Best known for her work as a playwright and novelist, Drexler also created paintings and collages embodying Pop art themes and stylistic features.

Read more about the history of Pop art and the style’s famous artists, and browse a collection of Pop art prints, photography and other works on 1stDibs.