pop / theme
Not necessarily popular per se, but engaging the world with a tell-tale smack of the lips (pace L. Green). Bubble-gum bubbles of delight, delectable and sweet, often bright and animated and fleeting and catchy, not to mention hip, fab, new, now, young, cute, fun, arch, bright, light, wild, crazy, groovy, trendy, soda, perfect, bubbly, lightweight, empty, stylish, stylized, kinetic, explosive, addictive, essential, commercial, cynical, corporate, popular, polychromatic, powerful, cutting-edge, disposable, contemporary, marketable, manufactured, shiny-happy, meretricious, insubstantial, of-the-moment, up-to-the-minute, instant-landfill, one-hit-wonder, delectable, round, and yummy.
Themes represent basic categories of thought, emotion, or value. While our assignment of themes may at times seem arbitrary or whimsical, they serve to link together artists and movements along non- hierarchial pathways. Follow the themes to look for new disciplines that share qualities with those you already like, or to open up new worlds of Art and Culture.