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List of famous Op art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Op art movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Op art period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use the artists in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. Miroslav Šutej and Jean-Pierre Yvaral are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list (10 Items)

Victor Vasarely is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Op Art Artists
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Victor Vasarely, was a Hungarian–French artist, who is widely accepted as a "grandfather" and leader of the short-lived op art movement. His work entitled Zebra, created in the 1930s, is considered by some to be one of the earliest examples of op art. ...more

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Artworks: Folklore planetaire, Granat, Hommage à l'Hexagone, Zebra

Birthplace: Pécs, Hungary

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Op art

Nationality: France, Hungary

Art Forms: Painting

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Bridget Riley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Op Art Artists
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Bridget Louise Riley CH CBE is an English painter who is one of the foremost exponents of op art. She currently lives and works in London, Cornwall and the Vaucluse in France. ...more

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Artworks: Blue About, Current, Fission

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Op art

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Art Forms: Painting

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Richard Anuszkiewicz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Op Art Artists
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Richard Anuszkiewicz is an American painter, printmaker, and sculptor. ...more

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Artworks: Self Portrait

Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Op art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Dieter Roth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Op Art Artists
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Dieter Roth was a Swiss artist best known for his artist's books, editioned prints, sculptures, and works made of found materials, including rotting food stuffs. He was also known as Dieter Rot and Diter Rot. The dark undertone and furious, obsessive energy of his work ultimately separated him from ...more

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Artworks: Literaturwurst, Basel on the Rhine, Snow

Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

Associated periods or movements: Op art, Fluxus

Nationality: Iceland, Germany

Art Forms: Sculpture, Installation art, Painting, Printmaking

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Nadir Afonso is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Op Art Artists
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Nadir Afonso, GOSE was a geometric abstractionist painter. Formally trained in architecture, which he practiced early in his career with Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, Nadir Afonso later studied painting in Paris and became one of the pioneers of Kinetic art, working alongside Victor Vasarely, ...more

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Artworks: Espacilimitado

Birthplace: Chaves Municipality, Portugal, Portugal

Associated periods or movements: Geometric abstraction, Contemporary art, Op art

Nationality: Portugal

Art Forms: Painting

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Aleksandar Srnec is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Op Art Artists
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Aleksandar Srnec


Aleksandar Srnec was a Croatian artist. He is mainly known for his avant-garde designs and kinetic and lumino kinetic art. Srnec was one of the founding members of the Exat 51 group whose active members between 1950 and 1956 were the architects Vjenceslav Richter, Bernardo Bernardi, Zdravko ...more

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Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia

Associated periods or movements: Op art

Nationality: Croatia

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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Jean-Pierre Yvaral is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Op Art Artists
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Jean-Pierre Yvaral


Jean-Pierre Vasarely, professionally known as Yvaral, was a French artist working in the fields of op-art and kinetic art from 1954 onwards. He was the son of Victor Vasarely. ...more

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Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Op art

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Andreas Nottebohm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Op Art Artists
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Andreas Nottebohm


Andreas Nottebohm, born in 1944, is an American/German artist whose work is associated with Op Art, visionary art, and Space Art. He is considered one of the key innovators of Metal Painting. ...more

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Birthplace: Eisenach, Germany

Associated periods or movements: Op art

Nationality: United States of America, Germany

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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