American stars such as Warhol and Lichtenstein saw pop art as a celebration of consumer culture, says Ben Luke, but a forthcoming show of rarely seen work from the communist bloc revels in the dissident artists who gave it their own political spin.
This latest exhibition at the Saatchi gallery brings together the work of 110 artists for a comprehensive survey celebrating Pop Art. It examines why Pop Art has had such an influence over artists from world regions that have had very different ideologies
This new work from the New York based artist sees her continuing to explore the production and consumption of photographs online.
For this work Umbrico used an iPhone to re-photograph images of the sun that she cropped from thousands of sunset picture