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VASARELY, Victor

Axo 99

Stock Code
102188
1988
£18,000

Axo 99 is a combination of all the mediums and movements Vasarely executes best; op art, sculpture, vibrant colors, cubism and surrealism. Vasarely first began to experiment with textural effects, perspective, shadow and light, and his early graphic period saw rise to his famed Zebras 1937 , Chess Board 1935 and Girl-power 1934 . From 1944, Vasarely experimented more with Cubism and Surrealism, developing a unique style earning him exhibitions in galleries Denise René 1946 and René Breteau 1947 . His acclaimed works Self Portrait and The Blind Man are associated with this moment in his career. From 1947, Vasarely became increasingly interested in Op Art, famously producing his group of works Gordes Cristal.

From his Gordes work, Vasarely began to developed his kinematic images, superimposed acrylic glass panes creating impressions of dynamism dependent upon the viewpoint. Vasarely became a prominent figure among kinetic artists, exhibiting alongside Man Ray at the

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Description

Shaped wood, 1988, hand-painted with acrylic in colours, signed and numbered from the edition of 175 (plus 18 EA), published by Circle Fine Art Corporation, Chicago, 70×10x34.5 cm (27,56 × 3,94 × 13,58 in.)

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