opart

op art

noun
a style of abstract art in which lines, forms, and space are organized in such a way as to provide optical illusions of an ambiguous nature, as alternately advancing and receding squares on a flat surface.
Also, Op Art.
Also called op, optical art.


Origin:
1960–65; op(tical) art

op-art, adjective
op artist, noun
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op art (ɒp)
 
n
a style of abstract art chiefly concerned with the exploitation of optical effects such as the illusion of movement
 
[C20: op, short for optical]

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