Artists 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 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 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

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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 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

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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 on Wikipedia

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 many of the more lighthearted Fluxus artists. Perhaps despite himself, he was a fluent draftsman and expert printmaker, and his drawings and prints contained his wild energy within peculiarly virtuosic forms. Compared to the innumerable self-described artists of the last several decades who faked their way through his sort of work, Mr. Roth was the genuine item. ...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

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