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Julio Le Parc

Modulation 1073, 2002

Acrilyc on canvas
31 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
80 × 80 cm
$30,000
location
Treviglio BG
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed dated titled on the reverse
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Julio Le Parc
Argentinian, b. 1928
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Celebrated for what he calls “disturbances in the artistic system,” Julio Le Parc is among the progenitors of the Op Art, or Kinetic Art, movement, who posits a utopian vision for art and society through his perceptually illusory paintings, sculptures, and immersive installations. As co-founder of the Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel (Visual Art Research Group) (1960-68), he worked to break down the boundaries between art and the viewer. In his words: “I have tried […] to elicit a different type of behavior from the viewer […] to seek, together with the public, various means of fighting off passivity, dependency or ideological conditioning, by developing reflective, comparative, analytical, creative or active capacities.” Parc accomplishes this through color, line, light, shadow, and movement, composed to make still forms seem to move, solid structures seem to dematerialize, and light itself seem plastic.

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About the work
Provenance
Medium
Painting
Condition
Perfect conditions
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed dated titled on the reverse
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Julio Le Parc
Argentinian, b. 1928
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Celebrated for what he calls “disturbances in the artistic system,” Julio Le Parc is among the progenitors of the Op Art, or Kinetic Art, movement, who posits a utopian vision for art and society through his perceptually illusory paintings, sculptures, and immersive installations. As co-founder of the Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel (Visual Art Research Group) (1960-68), he worked to break down the boundaries between art and the viewer. In his words: “I have tried […] to elicit a different type of behavior from the viewer […] to seek, together with the public, various means of fighting off passivity, dependency or ideological conditioning, by developing reflective, comparative, analytical, creative or active capacities.” Parc accomplishes this through color, line, light, shadow, and movement, composed to make still forms seem to move, solid structures seem to dematerialize, and light itself seem plastic.

Julio Le Parc

Modulation 1073, 2002

Acrilyc on canvas
31 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
80 × 80 cm
$30,000
location
Treviglio BG
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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