Victor Vasarley

Beloosesky Gallery is interested in purchasing artwork in all mediums by Victor Vasarely. 

Please call (917) 749-4577 or email us at info@beloosesky.com

 

Victor Vasarely was born in Hungary in 1906, as Gyözö Vásárhelyi.  

He moved to Paris in 1930, where he worked successfully as a commercial graphic artist.  All the while, he was researching the optical and emotional opportunities of several different graphical methods.  Victor Vasarely came to the result that geometrical means can create sensual perceptions that convey new ideas about space, matter and energy.  He created an independent geometric abstraction whose variations lead to image patterns with kinetic effects. 

The artist arranged a wattle of geometric forms in bright colors so that the eye perceives it as a fluctuating movement.  Vasarely had a huge influence on the Op art, and is sometimes even named as one of its founders.  

Victor Vasarely participated regularly in the documenta between 1955 and 1968, and designed the official logo for the XX. Olympics in Munich.  The Vasarely Museum, established in 1976, can be found in his city of birth, Pécs.  A second one, opened in 1987, is located in the castle Zichy in Budapest. 

Victor Vasarely died in 1997, in Paris.

 

Museum Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Art Gallery, University of Manchester, England

Art Institute of Chicago

Calvert Museum, Avignon

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts

Detroit Institute of Arts

Dordrecht Museum, Holland

Gemente Museum, Le Havre, Holland

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.

Jerusalem Museum

Jewish Museum, New York

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Musee Boymans, Rotterdam

Musee d'Art Moderne, Basel, Switzerland

Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris

Musee de Leverkusen, Germany

Musee Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg

Museum of Art, Berlin

Museum of Art, Copenhagen

Museum of Art. Pittsburgh

Museum of Art, Skopje, Yugoslavia

Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Museum of Vienna

New Orleans Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

St. Louis City Art Museum
Tate Gallery, London

Tel Aviv Art Museum

Ulster Museum, Belfast
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven