(1906 - 1997)
Victor Vasarely was active/lived in France, Hungary. Victor Vasarely is known for op art painting, geometric images.
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Biography Victor Vasarely
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Victor Vasarely's innovations in color and optical illusion have had a
profound influence on contemporary art. He is in the vanguard of
contemporary artists who seek new ways
to bring beauty and reality closer together, and his goal is to create
becomes an integral part of everyday life and the environment.
artist was born in Pecs, Hungary, in 1908. After receiving his
baccalaureate degree in medicine, he began studying art at the
Podolini-Volkmann Academy in Budapest. In 1929, he transferred to
the Muhely Academy, also known as the Budapest Bauhaus. There he
became familiar with contemporary research in color and optics by
Johannes Itten, Josef Albers and the Constructivists Malevich a
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