Over the past five decades Pop Art has necessarily evolved alongside of mass media and popular culture. Original Pop Art artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Tom Wesselman brought art out of stuffy, high-end galleries and made it accessible to everyday Americans. During the 1980’s, a style developed called Neo Pop Art which featured pop icons, animal figures and contained embedded psychological evaluations. Since then, Pop Art has continually experienced various waves of popularity. Today, three contemporary Pop Art artists are redefining this art form with vibrant colors, bold outlines and playful themes.
Romero Britto began his career in Recife, Brazil. He grew up among eight brothers and sisters and had an extremely humble childhood. However, his innate creativity allowed him to fill his life with vibrant colors and images. Many of Britto’s first projects are little known, but led to his discovery and notable mark on the art world. He is a pop culture phenomenon who’s depiction of exultant and joyous figures have brought smiles to the faces of millions. When questioned about his inspiration for his