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Victor Vasarely

 (1906 - 1997)
Victor Vasarely was active/lived in France, Hungary.  Victor Vasarely is known for op art painting, geometric images.

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 art that becomes an integral part of everyday life and the environment.

The 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  ...  Displaying 750 of 9802 characters.

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About  Victor Vasarely

Born:  1906 - Pecs, Hungary
Died:   1997 - Paris, France
Known for:  op art painting, geometric images