Op Art not to be confused with Pop Art is also known as optical art, which is a style that makes use of optical illusions. Optical Art focuses on the relationship between what is seen and what is understood. The art works are abstract with many o f the images sometimes appearing to be hidden, swelling or warping. This style grew out the sixties but can seen till now through new artistic mediums. Check out below a few of the opt art or optical art pieces.

 

Optical Art

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Raf Simons
Tittle:  Run Fall Run Fall
Date:  2012, 2013
Medium: Photography

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Edgar Mueller
Tittle:  The Crevasse
Medium:  Washable paint or Chalk
Location:  Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

 

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Edgar Mueller
Tittle:  Mysterious Cave in Germany
Medium:  Washable paint or Chalk
Location:  Geldern, Germany

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Guido Daniele (Italian)
Tittle: Camaleonte

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Frank Stella (American)
Tittle: Fez
Date: 1964
Medium:  Florescent alkyd on cavas
Location: Albert Know Art Gallery

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Bridget Riley (English)
Tittle:  Coloured Greys II
Date:  1972
Medium:  Screenprint on paper
Location:  Tate

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Julian Beever (English)
Tittle:  Meeting Madame Butterfly
Medium:  Chalk
Location: Mexico City, Mexico

 

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Julian Beever (English)
Tittle:  Wheel of Fortune
Medium:  Chalk
Location:  Santiago, Chile

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist: Victor Vasarely (Hungarian)
Tittle: Tribute to Malevich
Date:  1964
Medium:  Mosaic
Location:  University of Caracas

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Richard Anuszkiewicz (American)
Tittle:  The Splendor of Red
Date:  1965
Medium:  Acrylic on canvas
Location:  The Yale Art Gallery

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Stanford Slutsky (American)
Tittle:  Curves of Life
Date:  1998
Medium:  Acrylic on canvas
Location:  Vertu Fine Art

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art

Artist:  Stanford Slutsky (American)
Tittle:  Radiation #146
Date:  1997
Medium:  Acrylic on octagonal shaped canvas
Location:  Vertu Fine Art

 

 

Optical Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Optical Art aka Op Art
Artist:  Bridget Riley (English)
Tittle: Movement in Squares
Date: 1961
Medium:  Tempera on board
Location:   Hayward Gallery London

 

 

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