Op Art in Focus

Op Art in Focus

Tate Liverpool is currently showing ‘Op Art in Focus’, a dazzling display from pioneering artists of the 1960s to today.

Op art – short for optical art – emerged in the 1960s. Its leading figures included Bridget Riley, Jesus Rafael Soto and Victor Vasarely. They combined lines, geometric shapes and eye popping colour to create artworks that fool the eye. Images could be subtle or disorientating, giving the illusion of movement. The display moves beyond the typical period of op art and includes works by more contemporary artists such as Angela Bulloch. Included is a rare installation of Jim Lambie’s Zobop which floods the entire gallery floor with psychedelic patterning.

Until 16th June 2019

Tate Liverpool
Albert Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 4BB
United Kingdom

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