The Lightbox pays tribute to the 'Pope of Pop', whose work is shown alongside other important artists from the movement – such as Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg and Jasper Johns.

Pop art first emerged in the 1950s as a response to the boom in advertising, mass production, pop music and Hollywood movies that followed the Second World War. Young artists began to incorporate commercial imagery into their work in order to reflect on the changing world around them. Learn about the history of Pop art with our interactive timeline.

This exhibition explores the spread of the movement across America and Europe, not just as a form of fine art but also as packaging, fashion and furniture. Prints and applied pieces by many of Pop's most significant artists are joined by a specially installed runway featuring designs such as Harry Gordon's disposable paper dresses, and a selection of comic books, advertising boards and music posters.

The Lightbox

Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4AA

01483 737800


Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 5pm
Sun, 11am – 4pm

Closed Mon and Bank Holidays

Free to all

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10% off selected items in shop

Valid to 31 December 2019

Receive a 10% discount on selected items in the shop, which stocks beautiful gifts, jewellery, cards, books and ceramics.

10% off selected items in café

Valid to 31 December 2019

Why not complete your visit with a break at the canal side café, with its mouth-watering selection of treats, refreshments and light meals.

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