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OP Art - Optical Illusions

Op Art , optical art dates back to the1960's and deals withcreating optical illusions through intricate patterns giving the impression of movement, vibrations, pulsations, hidden images and warping.There are many amaizng and inspiring op artiss that I wil

rebecca walcott

on 6 December 2010

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The art of optical illusion. Op Art, Optical Art dates back to the 20th century, concerning the art of optical illusions through intricate patterns and colors giving the impression of movement, vibrations, pulsations, hidden images and warping.

There are many amazing and inspiring op artists that I will be portraying such Akiyoshi Kataka and Victor Varsaley but mainly art pieces from Bridget Riley,I hope you enjoy my presentation on op art so please enjoy! Bridget Riley, one of the many talented op artists who have made an important impact shaping what is op art today, here are some of her many art pieces that have been viewed all around the globe!. In"Op Art." from the Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School, it states that Op Art is indirectly related to Consturctivism, Suprematism and Orphism.
Op Art is used to create a pulsation or flickering of the eye.
Op Art Bridget Riley
Blaze 1, 1962
Emulsion on Hardboard, 43x43 in.

Bridget Riley
Descending, 1965
Emulsion on Hardboard, 36x36 in.

Bridget Riley
Breathe, 1966
Emulsion on Canvas, 117x82 in Bridget Riley
Orient 4, 1970
Acrylic on Canvas, 88x127 in. Bridget Riley
Fall, 1963
Emulsion on Hardboard, 551/2x551/4 in Arlequin

Victor Vasarely - 1936

Date: 02/10/09

Victor Vasarely - 1950


Victor Vasarely - 1959


Victor Vasarely - 1960

Victor Vasarely - 1935
Oil on board 61x41cm Bridget Riley
Oil on linen,
183 x 381 cm, Bridget Riley
Snakes Bridget Riley
Movement In Squares
1961 Bridget Riley
Motion Bridget Riley
400 x 398
1964 Bridget Riley In front of one of her many op art pieces. Bridget Riley
Cataract 3
PVA on canvas
87 by8734 Inches. Bridget Riley
was born in London, April 1934. She began work as an art teacher and later developed her skills as an op artist Bridget Riley
Carnival (2000)
28 3/4" x 36" Bbridget Riley
Echo (2000) Silkscreen,
27 1/2" x 28 1/2" Bridget Riley
Silvered 2 (1981) Silkscreen, 42" x 36 3/4"

Bridget Riley
Fete (1999) Screenprint,
26 x 34 3/8"

Bridget Riley
Blue Dominance. Red Dominance. Green Dominance. (1997) Screenprint This interesting piece done by Victor Vasarely in 1960 showcases intereting patterns that attract the viewer's eye to focal ponts all over the page, it is a true representation of Op Art. Catarct by Bridget Riley shows a colorful representation of Op Art mixing repetition with color and intricate patterns. It Shows movement. This piece by Bridget Riley shows patterns , clours, shapes and movement with a great use of colour. These Three pieces by Bridget Riley show her true talent of combining colour with patterns and creating three unique but yet similar pieces that prove what an amzing artist she truly is.... Thank You This shows color, variety, shape and form. It depicts Op art and shows a true representation of what op art really is. This shows variety, color and shape and it is a true representaion of optical illusion, Bridget Riley portrays Op art in an amazing portrayal of Op Art and balances movement with proprtion.
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