Victor Vasarely
First and last name
Victor Vasarely
Date of birth
1906, Pécs
Date of death
1997, Paris

Victor Vasarely is an artist of Hungarian origin who created and worked in France until his death, he was a representative of op-art. In 1928/1929, he enrolled in Sándor Bortnyk's private art school called Műhely (which can be translated as ,,Workshop"). Vasarely developed his geometric abstract art style, working in various materials, while using a minimum of colours and a sparse number of shapes. In 1970, the artist opened his first dedicated museum with more than 500 works in the Renaissance palace in Gordes (closed in 1996).