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Famous Op Art Artists

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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 (French: [viktɔʁ vazaʁəli]; born Győző Vásárhelyi, Hungarian: [ˈvaːʃaːrhɛji ˈɟøːzøː]; ( 1906-04-09)9 April 1906 – ( 1997-03-15)15 March 1997), was a Hungarian-French artist, who is widely accepted as a "grandfather" and leader of the 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 on Wikipedia
    • 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
  • Bridget Louise Riley (born 24 April 1931) 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 on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Blue About, Current, Fission
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Op art
    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Richard Anuszkiewicz
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    Richard Anuszkiewicz (; born May 23, 1930) is an American painter, printmaker, and sculptor.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Self Portrait
    • Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania
    • Associated periods or movements: Hard-edge painting, Op art
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Dieter Roth (April 21, 1930 – June 5, 1998) 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.... more on Wikipedia
    • 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