Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
ADJUNCT MODULE D: WORLD ART
Preferred Title:
Doupla
Image View:
Overall view
Creator:
Victor Vasarely (French painter, 1906 or 1908-1997)
Location:
repository: Vasarely Múzeum (Budapest, Budapest (special city), Hungary) V.215
Location Note:
Paseo del Prado, 8; Victor Vasarely: The Birth of Op Art (Exhibition, June 7-September 9 2018)
GPS:
40.416111-3.695
Date:
1970-1975 (creation)
Cultural Context:
French
Style Period:
Op art; Twentieth century
Work Type 1:
painting (visual work)
Classification:
Paintings
Material:
acrylic paint on canvas
Technique:
painting and painting techniques
Measurements:
210 x 114 cm (width)
Subjects:
contemporary (1960 to present); nonrepresentational art; visual diptych; geometric
Description:
A pioneer of Op Art, Vasarely trained with Moholy-Nagy in Budapest and worked as a graphic designer in Paris throughout the 1930s. He began developing his rigorous style of geometric abstraction ca. 1947, influenced by the work of Mondrian and Malevich. Eventually, his works, comprised of geometrical shapes on a grid, began to achieve an optical effect. His designs were mass-produced throughout the 60s, and he opened a museum of his work near Avignon, ca. 1970. (Source: Union List of Artist Names [online notes]; http://www.getty.edu /research/conducting _research/vocabulari es/ulan)
Collection:
Archivision Adjunct Module D: World Art
Identifier:
7A1-VASARELY-BOA-AO- A01
Rights:
© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.

Doupla