What is Pop Art? Pop Art is a highly famous form of art that began in the 1950s. It is an art movement that’s created in the form of graphic art. It takes inspiration from existing icons such as advertising, comic strips, celebrities etc. This piece of writing will explore the ideals and beliefs behind the art movement, look at well-known pop artists as well as the techniques and visual characteristics of their artwork. It will also discuss what other movements that came to inspire Pop Art, as well at the legacy of this movement.