Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library - YA DIY Collage Buffet

Collage was a common element in the Pop Art movement. Like the name suggests, Pop Art was a movement that was based in popular culture. Pop artists’ work focused on celebrity culture and the media; artists utilized easily recognized symbols, pre-existing designs from advertising and packing, and other everyday things in their artwork. Artists such as Tom Wesselmann and Richard Hamilton would use cutouts from magazines and newspapers to create surreal scenes. Using the materials provided, create your own collage artwork like the pop artists of the 50s and 60s!