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Victor Vasarely

Ondho (form the Geh durch den Spiegel portfolio), 1961

Serigraph (after the painting)
14 4/5 × 10 1/5 in
37.7 × 25.8 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£240
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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.”

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About the work
Medium
Print
Condition
As issued, with text on the verso
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
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

Ondho (form the Geh durch den Spiegel portfolio), 1961

Serigraph (after the painting)
14 4/5 × 10 1/5 in
37.7 × 25.8 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£240
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