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optical art

n.
Op art.

op′ art′

(ɒp)
n.
a style of art in which lines, forms, and space are distributed so as to produce optical effects, as illusory movement.
[1960–65; op (tical)]
op′-art`, adj.
op′ art′ist, n.
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As a pioneer in kinetic and optical art, his work has been displayed in some of the world's most prestigious museums, such as the Tate Modern in London, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Broad Museum in Los Angeles.
Having been in storage for many years, the painting is now back out on display as part of an exhibition of optical art, which also includes works by Bridget Riley and Peter Sedgley.
Having been in storage for many years, the painting is now back out on display as part of an exhibition on Op Art - optical art - which also includes works by Bridget Riley and Peter Sedgley.
Call the on 0151 Op Art in Focus celebrates the development of optical art, featuring 26 works by 18 artists, including Bridget Riley and Victor Vasarely.
Fattoura's paintings, inspired by Optical art and ancient Arabian mosaics, depict carefree, childlike characters determined to overcome the obstacles in their path and move forward.
At the core of the Museum is one of the Southwest's premier collections of Navajo and Hopi pre-1940s textiles, including displays of chiefs blankets, Navajo saddle blankets, optical art textiles and weavings.
Even by 1965 his work had been included in an international exhibition of "optical art", The Responsive Eye, at New York's Museum of Modern Art, which also included work by Victor Vasarely, Josef Albers and Bridget Riley.
For Shahbazi, photography is an optical art, not an information science--more photo, less graph.
We were to hear a report from both faculty and students about issues of food security and nutrition, root crops, the abel (woven cotton cloth) and the significance of the binakul (optical art) design, and the disappearing craft of traditional tambourine jewelry.
Inspired by the optical art movement in the 1960s, these 19 unique sock designs are spectacular and daring.
The beautiful and fine embroidery work summons the spirit of haute couture, standing gracefully on sheer fabric or boldly incorporated into geometric combinations that are reminiscent of optical art or, perhaps, a mischievous nod to Russia's Tetris' game.
The five-star hotel was designed by Wilson Associates and will feature artwork inspired by the optical art movement - a concept introduced by Hungarian-French artist Victor Vasarely - in public areas throughout the hotel as well as its 350 guest rooms.

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