Op Art-Bridget Riley

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Bridget Riley Op Art - The Art of Optical Illusion Created By Mrs. O’Loughlin
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What is “Op” Art? “Op” is short for optical. Optical means having to do with the eye. You may have heard of an optometrist. An optometrist is an eye doctor.  
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Op Art began in the 1960’s    Optical Art is a mathematically- themed form of Abstract art . Abstract meaning it doesn’t have to look like something.     The point of optical art is to confuse the eye.
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Bridget Riley Bridget Riley was  born in 1931 in  London. Bridget   Riley is a well  known creator of Op  Art. Her work is  characterized by its  intensity and its often  disorientating effect. 
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In 1960, she began  working initially in  black and white She evolved a style  in which she  explored the  dynamic effects of  optical phenomena  or Op art. Movement in Squares, 1961
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