Obsessed with sex, surface and celebrity. Was pop art radically ahead of its time?

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All surface and no substance – or subversive and profound? Pop art has always divided tastes.

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Art historian Alastair Sooke believes that the culture-drenched works of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein are era-defining masterpieces. But do the movement’s works still have the ability to shock?

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