Pop music has always had a symbiotic relationship with contemporary art.
They mutually inspire one another to further feats of creativity. Since the middle of the 20th century we've witnessed our culture mutate, taking massive leaps and bounds into the unknown with minimalism, post-modernism and abstract thinking. And where there's an art event, rock'n'roll provides the party soundtrack. Despite the creeping manufactured, commercialised grip on the mainstream today, in the underground and very occasionally above ground too, pop and art are intrinsically linked.
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