Pop Up Art Exhibit in Haifa – Student Reflection

Graduate Life in Haifa

Written by Kirstie Nel, student in the Masters’ program in Art Therapy

Photo Dec 20, 1 46 39 PM Artwork from students in Art Therapy program at the University of Haifa

Visit to Pop and Op Art Exhibition @ Haifa Museum of Art

I was never a big fan of the Pop Art era or artists today that draw from it stylistically, but the Pop and Op Art exhibition at Haifa Museum of Art gave me new appreciation for the art movement. The exhibition titled; From Andy Warhol to the Present Day: Culture, Color, Body, gives an overview of the past and present engagement of artists that would fall under the banner of “Pop Art”.

The exhibition statement reads:

In 1963 Andy Warhol proclaimed, “I want to be a machine,” thereby noting the loss of authenticity in contemporary culture, and with it, the loss of legitimacy of the artist’s emotional expression. The discussion of the representation of the real…

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