Op Art Descriptive Essay by Write Fine

Op Art
A look at the origins of op art as a genre in modern art.
# 112106 | 1,330 words | 2 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 11, 2009 in Art (Artists) , Art (History) , Art (Painting) , Art (Photography)

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The paper explains "op art" as a term that refers to visual art that makes use of optical illusions in its overall aesthetic effect. The paper
examines the history of op art and its humble origins, while investigating the genre's main characteristics. The paper also discusses its main practitioners, namely, Bridget Riley, Julian Stanczak and Richard Anuskiewicz.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Rand, Harry. 1990. Julian Stanczak: Decades of Light. Buffalo: State University of New York.
  • Ratliff, Floyd. 1996. The Theory of Color and the Practice of Painting. Color Function Painting: The Art of Josef Albers, Julian Stanczak and Richard Anuszkiewicz. Winston Salem, NC: Wake Forest University.

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