Julio Le Parc
Julio Le Parc is an Argentine artist known for his contributions to the Op Art movement. He was born in 1928 in Mendoza, Argentina and began his career as a painter in the 1950s. In the 1960s, he became a member of the Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visual, an organization that sought to use technology and scientific principles to create new forms of art.
Le Parc’s major achievements include his participation in numerous international exhibitions, including the Venice Biennale and the Bienal de São Paulo. The exhibition includes artworks such as “Continual Mobile, Continual Light” and “Virtual Forms in Various Situations.” These works use light, mirrors and movement to create optical illusions and engage the viewer in a participatory experience.
Le Parc’s work has had a significant impact on the development of Op Art and he continues to be recognized as an important figure in the art world. In addition to his artistic pursuits, Le Parc has also been involved in social and political activism throughout his career.