Op Art?


Op art is a term that is used to refer to optical art which is a style of visual art which makes use of optical illusions. Many known op arts are made in black and white and when a person looks at the art, impressions of movement, hidden images and swelling and warping are given.
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also Op Art (ŏp) n. A school of abstract art characterized by the use of geometric shapes and brilliant colors to create optical illusions, as of motion, and free the art of
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op art
a style of abstract art in which lines, forms, and space are organized in such a way as to provide optical illusions of an ambiguous nature, as alternately advancing and receding squares on a flat surface.
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The term Op Art was coined by Time Magazine in 1964 to describe a major show of optical art -- designs using geometric designs to invoke feelings of movement or vibration. You can find more information here: http://wwar.com/masters/movements/op_art.html
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