Victor Vasarely

Victor Vasarely (1906 - 1997) was a French painter and graphic artist of Hungarian descent. He is one of the co-founders of the artistic direction Op Art. The formal vocabulary of his artistic work includes square, rhombus, triangle, circle, and rod form. Victor Vasarely consistently used kinetic effects and optical phenomena. His work is characterized by different periods, which sometimes ran parallel or overlapped.

His works are part of many major museum collections including the Guggenheim Museum, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid; Albertina Museum, Vienna; Belvedere Museum, Vienna and many more.

Selected works