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This site is all about Op Art or ‘Optical Art’, a movement pioneered by artists like Bridget Riley and Victor Vasarely in the 1960’s which came to public attention after an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1965 called “The Responsive Eye”. On the site, you can read about the main artists, see examples of their work and find out about upcoming exhibitions, learn about the history of Op Art and download pictures from the gallery.

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Sixties Op Art Fashion

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Op Art Fashion 1960s

Op Art Helmet - Eley Kishimoto Collaboration with Ruby Helmets (2008) 1960's Op Art, Pop Art & Fashion Art and fashion meet in the 1960's in the form of Op art and Pop art. Pop art and Op art were separate art movements but the public mixed them, much to the annoyance of the founding artists. The term Op-art was first coined by Time magazine. For more painting styles see: Modern Art Movements. For Contemporary Art styles, see: Contemporary art Movements. 1965-70) Op Art (a term coined in 1964 by Time magazine) is a form of abstract art (specifically non-objective art) which relies on optical illusions in order to fool the eye of the viewer.It is also called optical art or retinal art.