Argentinian artist Julio Le Parc is one of the forefathers of the Op Art and Kinetic Art movements which were popular across the world during the 1960s. He is celebrated for his perceptually illusory paintings, sculptures and installations that present a utopian vision for art and society and break down the boundaries between the viewer and the work. He refers to his works as “disturbances in the artistic system,” a phrase which denotes… Read more
About the artwork
The Op Art pioneer, Julio Le Parc was instrumental in breaking down the boundaries that existed between art and viewer. Rather than creating a narrative, his illusory works are experienced based, attacking ideological conditioning by unsettling artistic paradigms. To ultimately produce – through his manipulation of light and line – a palpable sense of movement.