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Artistic Umbrella James Rizzi - "Moon, Stars, Fish i.Sea" (Upside down)
The traditional umbrella has been turned upside down and inside out due to an innovative two-layer construction. When folding the umbrella the wet outer part is being pulled inside and the raindrops cannot drip down.
Ø : 108 cm
Length of the umbrella: 80 cm
Canopy (cover) : polyester
Handle made of plastic
Pop Art is an artistic movement that emerged in the United States in the 1950s and developed in the 1960s. This movement is characterized by the use of patterns and images drawn from popular culture, such as comic strips, advertisements and everyday consumer products. The main artists of Pop Art are Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist and Claes Oldenburg. Andy Warhol, considered the father of Pop Art, is known for his paintings of Campbell's soup cans and movie stars like Marilyn Monroe. Roy Lichtenstein took the style of comic strips in his works, while James Rosenquist used images of advertising in his large-scale mural paintings. Claes Oldenburg created sculptures in the form of everyday consumer products such as cigarettes and hamburgers. Pop Art had a significant impact on contemporary art and contributed to the democratization of art by using images accessible to all and highlighting the most commercial aspects of popular culture. The movement also allowed for questioning the values and beliefs of society at the time and paved the way for other artistic movements such as conceptual art and minimalism. Pop Art experienced real success in the 1960s and was very influential in the fields of painting, sculpture, photography and graphic art. By using images drawn from everyday life and popular culture, Pop Art allowed for reflection on the messages conveyed by these images and on how they are used in consumer society. Pop Art also stood out for its use of bright colors and thick brushstrokes, which contributed to giving a unique visual identity to this movement. The works of Pop Art have been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums around the world and have aroused great interest among the general public. Pop Art has also inspired many contemporary artists and continues to be a source of influence in the fields of art and popular culture. It remains today an iconic and influential artistic movement in the history of contemporary art.
James Rizzi was an American Pop Art artist known for his colorful and fun works that celebrated everyday life. Born in 1950 in Brooklyn, New York, Rizzi grew up in an artistic environment and was encouraged to explore his creativity from a young age. He studied art at the University of Florida and began his career as a advertising graphic designer in New York. However, he quickly abandoned this path to dedicate himself to his true passion: painting. Rizzi was one of the first artists to join the Pop Art movement, which emerged in the mid-1960s and celebrated mass culture and modern technology. His works, which often included images of childlike characters and animated urban landscapes, were filled with bright colors and complex details. In addition to painting, Rizzi also created sculptures, posters, and children's books. He was known for his philanthropic work and organized many charity events throughout his life. Rizzi passed away in 2011 at the age of 61, but his artistic legacy continues to live on through his many works exhibited worldwide.