Avant-Garde Prints: Andy Warhol
The Avant-garde Movement was said to have been a controversial period of cultural resistance because it aimed to push the social and political boundaries of 17th century France. Avant-garde artists aimed to resist covention and aimed to convince society to viwe the world differently. The Avant-garde movement was also considered to be the hallmark of the Modernist movement although the Avant-garde movement is characterized as having more of a political or social reformist feel that opposed the mainstream culture brought on by the industrial revolution.
Some of the most popular artists in history belonged to this movement.Postcards and posters of these works continue to be sold in museums to meet popular demands. Others choose online printing of customized postcard designs.Art prints fans who are looking for postcard printing cheap, can create a postcard by uploading a favorite art print onto an online printing website. Some online printers usually provide cheap postcards printing rates and discounts.
One of the best seller artwork from this period comes from American Pop artist, Andy Warhol. The artists work aimed to express the uninspired, hugely commercialized and mass consumerist tendencies of American culture by depicting common consumer items and icons of popular culture such as a Campbell Soup can, Coca-Cola bottles or famous pop icons like Marilyn Monroe or Albert Einstein. He also manifested this souless, uninspired involvement with his art by using the mass producing technique of silk screen and the application of loud and artificial-looking colors. Warhols popular postcard images include Campbell Soup Series II 1968 and Marilyn Monroe, 1967.