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Op Art Paintings

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kevin gaston

on 24 September 2013

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Transcript of Op Art Paintings

Op Art Paintings
Blaze 1, 1962
Fall, 1963
Cataract 3, 1967
Intake, 1964
Bridget Riley
Tigres, 1938
Riu-Kiu-C, 1960
Bora III, 1964
Zebra, 1938
Grid Mounted, 1921
Impossibles, 1931
Graphic Tectonic, 1941
Homage to the Square, 1967
Richard Allen
Untitled, 1966
Zoll, 1965
Black Bloom, 1966
Untitled, 1966
Richard Anuskiewicz
Concentric II, 1958
Plus Reversed, 1960
Sol I, 1965
Deep Magenta Square, 1978
Born April 24, 1931 in Norwood, London
Best known for her black and white paintings that create unique optical effects on canvas
Studied art at both Goldsmiths College and the Royal College of Art
She painted with an expressive, impressionist aesthetic early in her career.
Developed her signature Op Art technique while working in the early 1960's
Influenced by Georges Seurat and Victor Vasarely
April 9, 1906 – March 15, 1997
Hungarian - French artist
"Grandfather" of the op art movement
His work entitled Zebra created in the 1930's was known as earliest example of op art
Took up medical studies in Budapest University
Became a graphics designer and a poster artist during the 1930s
1929 - 1944: Vasarely experimented with textural effects, perspective, shadow and light.
June 5, 1970 - Vasarely opened his first dedicated museum
March 19, 1888 – March 25, 1976
German-born American artist and educator
1918 he also received his first public commission, Rosa mystica ora pro nobis
1933, Albers emigrated to the United States
1936, Albers was given his first solo show in New York
February 8, 1933 – February 9, 1999
British Minimalist, Abstract, Systems, Fundamental and Geometric painter
1960's he became involved In the Op art and Kinetic art movements
In the early 1970s Allen was involved with Bridget Riley and Peter Sedgely's artist cooperative
1971 Allen became a member of the Matrix Group
By 1974 Allen had gained an international reputation with solo exhibitions
May 23, 1930 in Erie,Pennsylvania
An American painter, print maker, and sculptor
Richard Anuszkiewicz trained at the Cleveland Institute of Art (1948–1953) and then with Josef Albers at the Yale University School of Art and Architecture in New Haven, Connecticut (1953–1955)
He was one of the founders and foremost exponents of Op Art
Life magazine called him "one of the new wizards of Op"
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