op art

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op artist noun

Examples of op art in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Created by contemporary artist Felipe Pantone, a specialist in op art, the multicolor treatment produces an optical effect of transitioning hues throughout the open dial. Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 9 July 2021 Although the op art movement was short-lived, Mr. Anuszkiewicz continued to exhibit in galleries and museums across the country and abroad. Jillian Steinhauer, BostonGlobe.com, 31 May 2020 In fact, movements like op art, and Riley's paintings in particular, have inspired vision scientists to study further the phenomena that lie behind them. Daniel Glaser, A-LIST, 1 July 2018 Lance Wyman Lance Wyman’s design for the 1968 Mexico City Summer Olympics incorporated hypnotic geometric lines and colors, pre-Columbian artifacts and modern typography to create a quintessential op art logo. Washington Post Staff, Washington Post, 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of op art

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Op art.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/op%20art. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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