This latest addition to the esteemed Art & Ideas series serves as a comprehensive introduction and significant evaluation of Pop art. Bradford Collins delves into the essence of Pop art, offering a thorough examination of its complete historical trajectory within contemporary cultural and political landscapes. The narrative spans from the movement's origins in the 1950s to its peak in America and the UK during the 1960s, exploring subsequent variations and broader influences. The 250 illustrations feature iconic examples by renowned figures like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, alongside lesser-known yet pivotal works crucial for a comprehensive understanding of Pop art. By analysing contemporary source materials and media, the book unpacks the art's inspiration, creation, and enduring impact.