“International Pop” incorporates elements of fashion and design into its heady mix. Photo Gene Pittman. Courtesy Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.
Evelyne Axell’s “Ice Cream," 1964, is one of the rediscoveries of “International Pop.” Collection Serge Goisse, Belgium. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.
Gerhard Richter’s “Woman Descending the Staircase (Frau die Treppe Herabgehend),” 1965, places the major post-war German painter within the movement. Collection The Art Institute of Chicago. © Gerhard Richter.
Joe Tilson’s “Look!,” 1964, gives the Brit their due. Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London.
The blockbuster exhibition travels to Texas after its run at the Walker, opening at the Dallas Museum of Art Sunday, October 11. Photo Gene Pittman. Courtesy Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.
Icelandic artist Erró’s “Foodscape," 1964, is wilder than Wayne Thiebaud. Collection Moderna Museet, Stockholm. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.
“Dalila Double Platform” by Argentine artist Dalila Puzzovio shows fashion’s influence on Pop.
Wanda Pimentel’s “Untitled - Série Envolvimento,” 1967, demonstrates how women went Pop, too. Lili and João Avelar Collection, courtesy the artist.
In one of spring’s most exciting openings, the Walker Art Center rewrites art history with “International Pop,“ which posits a broad world-view for a movement that previously belonged to the Americans (with only an occasional nod to the Brits, as best seen in the Menil’s 2001 U.S./U.K. Pop survey). Get ready for a bigger-picture read as artists from Latin America to Tokyo are admitted into the Pop canon. Here’s a preview of the blockbuster, which travels to the Dallas Museum of Art (opening Sunday, October 11).