Definitions for "Op art"
Using geometric shapes to create optical illusions.An art movement originating from the sixties, which creates the illusion of moving images. Sixties designers used op-art on everything from chairs to whole interiors in black and white to give a disorientating, hallucinatory feel.
A modern art movement and style in which artists created very effective images having the novelty of optical illusions as the main focus of the artwork.
"Optical Painting", a 1960s movement characterized by geometrical forms that create an optical illusion in which the eye is required to blend the colours at a certain distance.