Like many commercialized brands of the time, Campbell soup art paintings soon became an important part of American lifestyles after World War II. These innovative expressions quickly gave rise to American iconographic art. These modern paintings revealed the American desire to move forward with their lives and focus on domestic, homely subjects.
Despite the simple subject matter, Campbell soup can prints have become some of the most recognizable artworks of modern times. These works have affected not only food art but have also served as a gateway of expression for modern art enthusiasts and painters, by revealing a new way for art to comment on politics, popular culture, and other aspects of modern life.