How Art Made Pop by Mike Roberts.
From dada to Gaga and beyond, How Art Made Pop examines the intertwined histories of pop music and the visual arts from the late 1950s to the present day. Mike Roberts's remarkable and definitive study explores in detail the exhilarating exchange between art schools and the pop stars that they nurtured - or, occasionally, expelled.
Through a writhing, hedonistic hurly burly of numerous artists and musicians - including, among many others, Marcel Duchamp, the Beatles, Yoko Ono, the Who, John Cage, Andy Warhol, the Velvet Underground, Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Gilbert & George, Kraftwerk, Richard Hamilton, and others, How Art Made Pop encompasses the worldwide history of art school rock, surveying popular trends and contextualising the practices of the many contemporary visual artists and artist-musicians still dazzled by pop's vital spark.
Author: Mike Roberts
Publisher: Tate Publishing