BBC - Soup Cans and Superstars: How Pop Art Changed the World (2015) 720p HDTV x264-MVGroup
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3029 Kbps | 1h 29mn | Audio: English AAC 159 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 1.99 GiB
In the centrepiece film of BBC Four's pop art season, Alastair Sooke champions pop art as one of the most important art forms of the twentieth century, peeling back pop's frothy, ironic surface to reveal an art style full of subversive wit and radical ideas. In charting its story, Alastair brings a fresh eye to the work of pop art superstars Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein and tracks down pop's pioneers, from American artists like James Rosenquist, Claes Oldenburg and Ed Ruscha to British godfathers Peter Blake and Allen Jones. Alastair also explores how pop's fascination with celebrity, advertising and the mass media was part of a global art movement, and he travels to China to discover how a new generation of artists are reinventing pop art's satirical, political edge for the 21st century.