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Pop Art Gets International Perspective at Philadelphia Museum of Art (photos)

Global Movement During Era of Social Upheaval

Ice Cream, 1964, by Belgian artist Evelyne Axell (1935–1972) will be on of the featured works. The oil on canvas painting is from the collection of Serge Goisse in Belgium.

Ice Cream, 1964, by Belgian artist Evelyne Axell (1935–1972) will be on of the featured works. The oil on canvas painting is from the collection of Serge Goisse in Belgium.

Pop art has long been thought a uniquely American movement led by artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. But Pop flourished around the globe, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art has assembled an exhibit reflecting the bold, thought-provoking imagery of the period.

 

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