28 mai 2019

mumok opens 'Vertigo. Op Art and a History of Deception 1520-1970'

Guido Reni, Umkreis, Jesus und Maria, first half of 17th century. Oil on wood, 33,5 x 26,5 cm © Sammlung Werner Nekes. VIENNA.- Of all the groundbreaking art movements of the 1950s and 60s, Op Art has received the least amount of attention to date. It has often been discounted as too spectacular and showy and therefore not very profound. But this attitude fails to recognize Op Art’s unique ability to raise our awareness for the ambivalence of reality as it tangibly demonstrates that perception is far from objective but rather... [Lire la suite]