Victor Vasarely

1906 - 1997

Victor Vasarely

Victor Vasarely (French: [viktɔʁ vazaʁeli]; born Győző Vásárhelyi, Hungarian: [ˈvaːʃaːrhɛji ˈɟøːzøː]; ( 1906-04-09)9 April 1906 – ( 1997-03-15)15 March 1997), was a Hungarian-French artist, who is widely accepted as a "grandfather" and leader of the Op art movement. His work entitled Zebra, created in the 1930s, is considered by some to be one of the earliest examples of Op art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Vasarely has received more than 411,696 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular artist.

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Among artists, Victor Vasarely ranks 9 out of 61Before him are Marcel Duchamp, Yoko Ono, M. C. Escher, Jean Arp, Jusepe de Ribera, and Roy Lichtenstein. After him are Joseph Beuys, Yves Klein, Hans Holbein the Younger, Hiroshige, El Lissitzky, and Luca Signorelli.

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Among people born in 1906, Victor Vasarely ranks 20Before him are Josephine Baker, Roberto Rossellini, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Emmanuel Levinas, and Billy Wilder. After him are Ed Gein, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Hans Asperger, Giuseppe Farina, and Léon Degrelle. Among people deceased in 1997, Victor Vasarely ranks 12Before him are Diana, Princess of Wales, Jeanne Calment, Toshiro Mifune, Mobutu Sese Seko, Gianni Versace, and Roy Lichtenstein. After him are Anton LaVey, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Hans Eysenck, Paulo Freire, and Sviatoslav Richter.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Victor Vasarely ranks 24 out of 500Before him are Robert Capa (1913), György Lukács (1885), Árpád (845), Ignaz Semmelweis (1818), Louis I of Hungary (1326), and Andrew II of Hungary (1175). After him are Dennis Gabor (1900), Edward Teller (1908), Zoltán Kodály (1882), Ilona Staller (1951), Jadwiga of Poland (1374), and Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371).

Among ARTISTS In Hungary

Among artists born in Hungary, Victor Vasarely ranks 1