Victor Vasarely, ‘TRAMES NB-1’, 1964, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Collage on panel with gouache frame, Heritage Auctions
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Victor Vasarely

TRAMES NB-1, 1964

Collage on panel with gouache frame
24 × 48 in
61 × 121.9 cm
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Ships from Beverly Hills. Framed, with frame: 42in x 66in x 0in

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Signed lower right: Vasarely
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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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Ships from Beverly Hills. Framed, with frame: 42in x 66in x 0in

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Signed lower right: Vasarely
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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

TRAMES NB-1, 1964

Collage on panel with gouache frame
24 × 48 in
61 × 121.9 cm
Bidding closed
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