Op Art movement leader Victor Vasarely works on display in Belgium

Op Art movement leader Victor Vasarely works on display in Belgium

PanARMENIAN.Net - Belgium’s Museum of Ixelles is currently presenting an exhibition in tribute to Hungarian-born visual artist Victor Vasarely (b.1906, d. 1997), to run until 19 January 2014, Art Media Agency reported.

Regarded as a key figure in Op Art, Vasarely produced abstract, geometric works, which had a demonstrable effect on artistic creation in the second half of the 20th century. Placing a strong focus on composition, Vasarely combined, fitted and assembled his works using interchanging colours, shapes and geometric systems. The naturalised French artist nurtured a very accomplished vision of a total and committed form of art.

Works on display have been brought together from across Europe. Curated by Serge Lemoine, the show seeks to re-examine the Vasarely œuvre – considered to be progressive at both the time of its production, and today. .

 Top stories
“Each of these artists has achieved international and regional renown,” remarked museum coordinator Carol Tikijian.
Known for his gritty voice, Cocker began his singing career in the pubs and clubs of Sheffield in the 1960s before hitting the big time.
They’ll kick off the tour April 6 in Los Angeles before heading to Europe, where the trek resumes April 10 in London.
Over the weekend, System of a Down returned to the stage to perform at KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas event in Inglewood.
Partner news