Victor Vasarely (1906-1997), Folklore Planétaire, 1971.

150,00 

Portfolio with 10 offset prints in colors after paintings on chromolux paper, in gold-colored 3-flap cardboard folder, 27.3 x 27.5 cm. Good condition.

Provenance: Private collection Berlin.

Description

Published by Éditions du Griffon, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Condition: Occasional plates with soft handling creases and finger marks, unprinted areas minimally darkened in places. The cardboard folder with signs of use as occasional creases, minor scuffing and finger marks. Overall good age-related condition.

Biography

Victor Vasarely was born in 1906 in Pécs, Hungary. He studied in Budapest first at the Podolini-Volkmann Academy and then at the Mühely School of Graphic Arts, which took up the ideas of the Bauhaus. In 1930 he moved to Paris and initially worked as a commercial artist before devoting himself entirely to painting in 1944. Vasarely was one of the founders of Op-Art with his works, which were composed of geometric forms and mostly strong colours and achieved optical movement effects. From 1955 to 19672 he took part in the first four documenta exhibitions in Kassel and received numerous awards. He died in Paris in 1997.

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