Pop Artist Mel Ramos to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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Pin up artist Mel Ramos

Epitomizing Pop Art, Mel Ramos’ (b. 1935) work features nude women on display with iconic imagery: posing next to bottles of brand name soda, acting as the surprise inside an unwrapped candy bar, sitting sexily on cigarette boxes, and more. In repurposing visuals from mass media, Mel Ramos, like all the Pop Artists of the 1960s, made the separation between … Read More