Victor Vasarely, ‘Octogonal structures’, 1969, Kunzt Gallery
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Victor Vasarely

Octogonal structures, 1969

Lithograph
24 2/5 × 24 2/5 × 2/5 in
62 × 62 × 1 cm
Edition of 60
.
€900
Location
Montevideo, Munich
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Kunzt Gallery
Montevideo, Munich

Lithography on Rives Artist & BFK Rives, signed by the artist.

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Victor Vasarely
Hungarian-French, 1906–1997
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Considered one of the progenitors of Op Art for his optically complex and illusionistic paintings, Victor Vasarely spent the course of a long, critically acclaimed career seeking, and arguing for, an approach to art making that was deeply social. He placed primary importance on the development of an engaging, accessible visual language that could be universally understood—this language, for Vasarely, was geometric abstraction, more commonly known as Op Art. Through precise combinations of lines, geometric shapes, colors, and shading, he created eye-popping paintings, full of the illusion of depth, movement, and three-dimensionality. More than pleasing tricks for the eye, Vasarely insisted, “pure form and pure color can signify the world.”

Victor Vasarely, ‘Octogonal structures’, 1969, Kunzt Gallery
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About the work
Kunzt Gallery
Montevideo, Munich

Lithography on Rives Artist & BFK Rives, signed by the artist.

Medium
Victor Vasarely
Hungarian-French, 1906–1997
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Considered one of the progenitors of Op Art for his optically complex and illusionistic paintings, Victor Vasarely spent the course of a long, critically acclaimed career seeking, and arguing for, an approach to art making that was deeply social. He placed primary importance on the development of an engaging, accessible visual language that could be universally understood—this language, for Vasarely, was geometric abstraction, more commonly known as Op Art. Through precise combinations of lines, geometric shapes, colors, and shading, he created eye-popping paintings, full of the illusion of depth, movement, and three-dimensionality. More than pleasing tricks for the eye, Vasarely insisted, “pure form and pure color can signify the world.”

Victor Vasarely

Octogonal structures, 1969

Lithograph
24 2/5 × 24 2/5 × 2/5 in
62 × 62 × 1 cm
Edition of 60
.
€900
Location
Montevideo, Munich
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