“In the early 1960s, the male artists moved into woman’s domain and pillaged with impunity. The result was Pop Art, the most popular American art movement ever…If the first major Pop artists had been women, the movement might never have gotten out of the kitchen. Then it would have struck those same critics who welcomed and eulogized Pop Art as just women making more genre art. But since it was primarily men who were painting and sculpting the ironing boards, dishwashers, appliances, food and soap ads, or soup cans, the choice of imagery was considered a breakthrough.”

-Lucy Lippard, From the Center, 1976

Tom Wesselman, Still Life #30, 1963

Andy Warhol, Campbell’s Soup, 1964

Roy Lichtenstein, Kiss V, 1964
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