Op-art meaning

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A school of abstract art characterized by the use of geometric shapes and brilliant colors to create optical illusions, as of motion, and free the art of all but visual associations.
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A style of abstract painting utilizing geometric patterns or figures to create various optical effects, such as the illusion of movement.
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(art) A genre of abstract art that uses geometric shapes and vivid colours to create optical illusions, such as an illusion of movement.
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Origin of op-art

  • op(tical) art

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for optical art.

    From Wiktionary