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Vasarely Victor

Vasarely Victor

(Hungary, 1906)

In evidence
  • Solo show at a major institution - Centre Pompidou
  • Collected by a major institution: Tate, and Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
  • Included in a major biennial: Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and documenta
  • Reviewed by a major art publication
  • Artforum, and frieze, Art in America, Apollo

Victor Vasarely is a very special artist in the history of 20th century art. He became famous during his lifetime and distinguished himself in contemporary art by creating a new trend: optical art. His work is part of a great coherence, from the evolution of his graphic art to his determination to promote a social art, accessible to all. Victor Vasarely was born in Pécs, Hungary in 1906. In 1925, after his baccalaureate, he undertook brief medical studies at the University of Budapest, which he abandoned two years later. From this period, Vasarely kept a will of method, objectivity, a thirst for knowledge… close to the scientific world.

(an extract from artist's official website: )

  • 1990 World Cup

    1990 World Cup, 1990

    cm 50x50, Screen printing on paper

    1,200.00 EUR