“Pop-Up Op-Art: Vasarely” by Philippe UG

Paper engineer Philippe UG pays homage to the grandfather of optical illusion art in his newest book

Victor Vasarely is widely recognized as the grandfather of Op-Art, the short-lived but highly impactful movement that brought optical illusion to the canvas and sculpture. Seemingly contemporary because of its computational element and use of high-contrast color, Vasarely arguably conceived of the Op-Art style in the 1930s, revealing his prescient aesthetic perspective. Though the process itself was clearly complicated, the resulting pieces are totally engaging, …