Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the mid-1950s in Britain and the United States. It is characterized by its use of popular imagery from mass culture and consumerism, such as advertisements, comic books, and everyday objects. Pop art is known for its bright colors, bold lines, and often ironic or satirical commentary on contemporary society. Artists associated with this movement include Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Claes Oldenburg. Pop art has had a lasting impact on the art world and has influenced numerous artists and designers in the decades since its emergence.