Vasarely plasticien

Aix-en-Provence - Arts plastiques / graphiques - From 5 October 2020 to 5 October 2022

The Vasarely Foundation hosts a permanent exhibition devoted to the "father of op art" on its three upper floors.

The "Lucien Arkas" room displays twelve pieces owned by the Turkish collector who was passionate about Victor Vasarely's work.

A new tour trail and cultural services enable visitors to visit or revisit the master's eye-catching universe from his graphic designer roots to the creation of his installations and utopian Polychrome City of Happiness project.

This didactic display has almost 200 artworks and original documents in a specially designed set-up and features essential parts of the project by the Hungarian-born French graphic artist.

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Fondation Vasarely
    1 Avenue Marcel Pagnol
    CS 50490

    13096 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Vasarely Foundation

  • Phone

    • 04 42 20 01 09
  • Website

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