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Victor Vasarely

REY-TEY, 1975

Screenprint in silver on wove paper
30 × 24 1/4 in
76.2 × 61.6 cm
Edition of 200
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Joseph Fine Art LONDON
London
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Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON

Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON

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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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Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON

Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, numbered and titled in pencil
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

REY-TEY, 1975

Screenprint in silver on wove paper
30 × 24 1/4 in
76.2 × 61.6 cm
Edition of 200
Sold
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