"Composition G-FF", serigraph, black and white circles and squares on embossed paper. Note: Issued by the Print Club of Cleveland Museum, publication #45. The artist was a founder of the Op Art movement.
Based on internet research, 10.2020; Vasarely is credited as the grandfather and leader of the Op Art movement. Utilizing geometric shapes and colorful graphics, the artist created compelling illusions of spatial depth. He studied at Muhely Academy in Budapest, where the syllabus was largely based on Walter Gropius's Bauhaus school in Germany. After settling in Paris in 1930, Vasarely worked in advertising agencies to support himself as a graphic artist while creating many works including Zebra (1937), which is considered by some to be one of the earliest examples of Op Art. Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Tate Gallery in London, and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. In 2019, a temporary exhibition of Vasarely's work entitled Le Partage des Formes was displayed in the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
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