Isabel Oliver Beauty Products(from the series The Woman) 1970–3

Isabel Oliver
Beauty Products (from the series The Woman) 1970–3
Private collection
© Isabel Oliver

Revealing each artist’s choice of subjects and sources, their influences and awareness of the global reach of pop, the following interviews reveal why artists in different parts of the world turned to this new artistic language to challenge artistic and political orthodoxies. Tales of discrimination, censorship and dismissal parallel accounts of critical and commercial success, testifying to the provocative and contradictory aspects of pop and its deeply fraught history.

Thomas Bayrle Renate Bertlmann Cornel Brudaşcu Boris Bućan Teresa Burga Delia Cancela Rafael Canogar Joan Cardells Judy Chicago Mari Chordà Henri Cueco Antonio Dias Romanita Disconzi Gérard Fromanger Ángela Garcia Beatriz Gonzalez Eulàlia Grau Sanja Iveković Jozef Jankovič Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid Nicola L Natalia Lach-Lachowicz (Natalia LL) Anna Maria Maiolino Toshio Matsumoto Marta Minujín Marcello Nitsche Isabel Oliver Dušan Otašević Ulrike Ottinger Joe Overstreet Joan Rabascall Bernard Rancillac Raimo Reinikainen Martha Rosler Dorothée Selz Ushio Shinohara Teresinha Soares Keiichi Tanaami Parviz Tanavoli Claudio Tozzi Manolo Valdés Tadanori Yokoo Jana Želibská