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date: 26 February 2020

Op art (abbreviation of Optical art, on the analogy of Pop art) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

A type of abstract art that exploits certain optical phenomena to cause a work to seem to vibrate, pulsate, or flicker. Op art flourished mainly in the 1960s; the term was first used in print in the American magazine ... ...

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