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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

A truncation of popular:


"having popular appeal," 1926, of individual songs from many genres; 1954 as a genre of its own; abbreviation of popular; earlier as a shortened form of popular concert (1862), often in the plural form pops. Pop art first recorded 1957, said to have been in use conversationally among Independent group of artists from late 1954. Pop culture attested from 1959, short for popular culture (attested by 1870s). --Etymology Online

Pop may refer to:

  • Pop music, a common type of popular music
  • Pop art, an art movement of the 1960s and 1970s
  • Pop culture, any widespread cultural elements in a given society

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