Untitled. Original color silkscreen, cca. 1980. Edition of 250 signed and numbered impressions on Arches paper.
Victor Vasarely was a French painter of Hungarian origin. Influenced by Bauhaus design principles, Kandinsky’s and Malevich’s art and Constructivism, he is known as the “father” and founder of the Op art movement, which artworks create compelling illusions of spatial depth. According to his opinion it was very important for art to completely leave the figuration so it would find a “new world of geometry, full of sun and color”. He achieved illusionistic moments in his artworks, by confronting two perspective systems. Spherical forms appear to pop out towards the viewer, while the blue grids in the brown background appear as netting, through which the viewer can only imagine what lies beyond.