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  1. op artnoun

    a style of abstractionism popular in the 1960s; produces dramatic visual effects with colors and contrasts that are difficult for the eye to resolve


  1. op artnoun

    A genre of abstract art that uses geometric shapes and vivid colours to create optical illusions, such as an illusion of movement.

    Etymology: Short for optical art.


  1. Op art

    Op art, also known as optical art, is a style of visual art that makes use of optical illusions. "Optical art is a method of painting concerning the interaction between illusion and picture plane, between understanding and seeing." Op art works are abstract, with many of the better known pieces made in black and white. When the viewer looks at them, the impression is given of movement, hidden images, flashing and vibration, patterns, or alternatively, of swelling or warping.

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  1. Prato

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of op art in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of op art in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of op art in a Sentence

  1. Mark Kenber:

    I don't think we'll be down to a few pages by the end of Bonn, these negotiators are schooled in the art of not giving anything away unless they have to.

  2. Perry Brass:

    Retailing is the art of selling something that is not necessary to people who are. Anyone who does not understand this sooner, rather than later, goes out of business.

  3. Tim Carpenter:

    There's not a single person on the Art Crime Team that doesn't dream of the day that we can recover those pieces.

  4. Robert Thompson:

    Art turns data into experience, when you see those stories embodied in actual human beings, with pretty unrelenting closeups (of interview subjects), that has a rhetorical power that exceeds 'just the facts,'.

  5. Billie Joe:

    Honesty is the best part of any art form. If you don't have that, you're kidding yourself and your listener.

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