Art: Pop Pop

Pop art is popping out all over. On view last week at the Los Angeles County Museum was a twelve-man pop show with a coast-to-coast geographical spread. Manhattan's Guggenheim Museum had sent out its six-man show of pop art (TIME, May 3) and added works by six California practitioners, enabling viewers to compare the pop fashions of the two coasts.

To the casual eye, West and East seemed much the same. And why not? A soup can is a soup can, whatever the clime. Like their New York counterparts, California pop painters gaze not upon nature or the human form but upon...

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