Optical Art

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Optical Art

  1. 1. Optical Art (1950s to1960s) By: Stephany Pulla
  2. 2. Artists <ul><li>Bridget Riley </li></ul><ul><li>Victor Vasarely </li></ul><ul><li>Heinz Mack </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus - Rafael Soto </li></ul>
  3. 3. Optical Art Movement <ul><li>Optical Art is a mathematically-themed form of Abstract art. </li></ul><ul><li>It uses repetition of simple shapes and colors. </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a foreground- background confusion. </li></ul><ul><li>Many artists experimented with Optical art in the early 1920s and 1930s. </li></ul><ul><li>It is an art that to this day is still used. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Artwork: Bridget Riley Blaze 1 1962
  5. 5. Cataract 3 1967
  6. 6. Victor Vasarely Etude Lineaire 1935
  7. 7. Vega 200 1968
  8. 8. Heinz Mack Pyramide 1989
  9. 9. Light Dynamo 1963
  10. 10. Jesus-Rafael Soto Untitled 1959
  11. 11. Vibration 1963
  12. 12. Works Cited http://kulpol.ffm-info.net/images/vasarely.gif http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/OdapNWKIKyUdHLn-I9qaCQ http://artnet.com/ http://www.tate.org.uk/collection/

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