Definitions for op artɒp
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a style of art in which lines, forms, and space are distributed so as to produce optical effects, as illusory movement.
Category: Fine Arts
Origin of op art:
1960–65; op (tical )
a style of abstractionism popular in the 1960s; produces dramatic visual effects with colors and contrasts that are difficult for the eye to resolve
A genre of abstract art that uses geometric shapes and vivid colours to create optical illusions, such as an illusion of movement.
Origin: Short for optical art.