S: Victor Vasarely by Angel Salazar
BC: The end
1: Victor Vasarely by Angel Salazar Jan. 10 2010
3: Victor Vasarely (I906-1997) is internationally recognized as one of the most important artists of the 20th century. He is the acknowledged leader of the Op Art movement, and his innovations in color and optical illusion have had a strong influence on many modern artists.
4: Victor used geometry by combining shapes and colors, creating volume, space and movement. Also there are some artist before victor which could've influenced his work.
5: Piet Mondrian is one of them. born on March 7th 1872. In 1914 World War I began. Piet Mondrian had returned to Holland to visit his father who was mortally ill and died in 1915. Piet disliked portraying the world realistically, and over the years his images became more and more abstract. Later his style turned into cubism, and thats where victor could've been influenced.
6: composition with red,blue, and yellow
7: Piet Mondrian composition with red, blue, and yellow. 1930, style:cubism, he used simplified/geometric shapes filled with tints. This painting summed up Mondrian's final pure style and is a perfect example of his theory.
8: Chuck close Chucks style: photorealism. In this style , artist in the early 1970's created a link between representational systems of paintings and photography. Photo realism developed as a detachment of minimalism and conceptual art. Photorealist frequently used a grid technique to enlarge a photograph and reduce each square to formal elements of design. Chuck is one of the artist that could've been influenced by Victor. The same geometric shapes that Vasarely uses for some of his paintings could be used for some of chucks paintings.
9: Self portrait 1997. Using cubism and circular figures because after he had a stroke he had very limited hand movements.
10: Title: Kezdi-GA by Vasarely
11: Gestal Rugo 1978. by Vasarely
13: Bibliography http://www.e-fineart.com/biography/vasarely.html www.arts connected.org/artsnetmn/identity/close.html http://paintings.name/piet-mondrian-biography.php Art Piet Mondrian working with abstraction.