Julio Le Parc, ‘Ondes par Déplacement du Spectateur’, 1965-2012, Sculpture, Plexiglass and Mirror, Galería RGR
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Julio Le Parc

Ondes par Déplacement du Spectateur, 1965-2012

Plexiglass and Mirror
19 7/10 × 19 7/10 × 5 9/10 in
50 × 50 × 15 cm
Edition of 100
.
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Location
Ciudad de Mexico
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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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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

Ondes par Déplacement du Spectateur, 1965-2012

Plexiglass and Mirror
19 7/10 × 19 7/10 × 5 9/10 in
50 × 50 × 15 cm
Edition of 100
.
Contact For Price
Location
Ciudad de Mexico
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