Victor Vasarely

Selected works
Exhibitions
Biography   








Born in 1906 in Pécs, Hungary.
Died in 1997 in Paris, France


EDUCATION

1929-1930 studied at Műhely, Budapest, Hungary


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017
Victor Vasarely – Retrospective, Université des Beaux-Arts Mimar Sinan et Arkas Holding, Istanbul, Turkey

2016
Victor Vasarely, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Szerigráfiák és multiplikák,
Vasarely Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary
Victor Vasarely – MultipliCITE, Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence; Château de Gordes, Gordes; Musée Voulant, Avignon, France
Victor Vasarely, Noirs sur blancs, Gimpel et Müller, Paris, France

2015
Optical Spaces. The Art of Victor Vasarely, Erarta Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2014
A tribute to Victor Vasarely, Galerie Lahumière, Paris, France
Vasarely à Evry, Musée Paul Delouvrier, Evry, France
Victor Vasarely – Optical Paintings, EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
Victor Vasarely – Eraly Drawings and Graphic Designs in the Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest,
Hungary

2013
Vasarely - Hommage/Tribute, Musée d’Ixelles, Brusels, Belgium
Vasarely, Galerie Denise René – Rive Gauche, Paris, France
Optical Spaces - The Art of Victor Vasarely, Museum of Printing History, Houston; Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, Texas, USA

2012
Vasarely vous a à l’œil, Musée en herbe, Paris, France

2011
Victor Vasarely, une rétrospective 1948-1975, Galerie Lahumière, Paris, France
Victor Vasarely: Optical Perspectives, Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Yerevan, Armenia
Victor Vasarely, Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Vasarely, Musée de Sens, Sens, France
Vasarely, connu et inconnu, Centre d’art contemporain Frank Popper, Marcigny, France

2010
Victor Vasarely, Galerie Pascal Lansberg, Paris, France
Viktor Vazareli – Grafike i objekti, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia

2009
Imagen Inestable, Galería Animal, Vitacura, Chile

2008

Victor Vasarely - "GRÁFICA" / Sala Gráfica - Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago de Chile, Chile
ACCROCHAGE - Victor Vasarely - Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany
Victor Vasarely: Works from the Tibor Csepei’s Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia


2007
Victor Vasarely, Muzeum Umeni Olomouc / The Olomouc Museum of Art, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Victor Vasarely, Kunstmuseum Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany

2006
Victor Vasarély, Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zürich, Switzerland

2005
Druckgrafik, Galerie Kley, Hamm, Germany
The absolute eye, Herakleidon Museum, Athens, Greece

Victor Vasarely in Black & White, Robert Sandelson, London, UK
Victor Vasarely - Die Täuschung, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria

2004
Victor Vasarely, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2003
Victor Vasarely, Galleria Melesi, Lecco, Italy
Best of Vasarely, Rudolph Budja Galerie – Artmosphere Wien, Vienna, Austria

An Optical Experience: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA

2001
Victor Vasarely, Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf, Germany

2000
Späte Werke SCHUMACHER, Editionen Fils GmbH, Anders galerie im stilwerk, Düsseldorf, Germany
Selected Works of Victor Vasarely, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
Vasarely, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain

1999
Victor Vasarely, Galerie Hans Strelow, Düsseldorf, Germany

1998
Victor Vasarely,  CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

1997
Vasarely – Erfinder der Op-art – Quadrat Bottrop, Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop; Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg; Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany

1987
Viktor Vasarely – 27 Druckgrafische, Kunstverein Schwerte, Schwerte, Germany

1980
Victor Vasarely - Arbeiten von 1933-1980, Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne, Germany

1969
Victory Vasarely – Graphics, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, Oklahoma, USA

1967
Victor Vasarely, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
Victor Vasarely: bilder + objekte,(op) art galerie, Esslingen, Germany
Victor Vasarely: Paintings and Collages, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Vasarely – Serigrafieën, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1966
VASARELY- Peintures récentes, Galerie Denise René - Rive Gauche, Paris, France
Vasarely: An Exhibition of Recent Paintings, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, USA                


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016
Eye Attack : OP Art and Kinetic Art , Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
The Illusive Eye, El Museo Del Barrio, New York, NY, USA
Constructive Color, Setareh Gallery, Dusseldorf, Allemagne

2015
Printed Matters, Gesso Artspace, Vienna, Austria

2014
A Global Exchange: Geometric Abstraction since 1950, MACBA - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Konkret, Milan Dobes Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia
Vasarely – Fontana, MACA - Museo Arte Contemporanea Acri, Acri, Italy
Imma Collection: Conversations, Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin, Ireland
La Percezione Creativa a Nordes, Palazzo Tedesco,Vittorio Veneto, Italy
Entre deux expositions, Institut culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France

2013
Optical Impulses, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA
Decorum, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM ARC, Paris, France
Dynamo - Un siècle de lumière et de mouvement dans l’art 1913-2013, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France
Rio De Imagens: Uma Paisagem Em Construção, Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Geo-Neo-Post, Vasarely Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2012
La peinture française contemporaine, combinaisons de l'histoire, Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russie
L'Art en Guerre, France 1938-1947 - De Picasso a Dubuffet, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM ARC, Paris, France
Ghosts in the Machine, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY, USA
Art & Mathematics: From The Aesthetics Of Art To The Logic Of Mathematics, Herakleidon Museum, Athens, Greece
Arte Programmata e Cinetica. da Munari a Biasi a Colombo e..., Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna (GNAM) , Rome, Italy
Spirits Of Internationalism, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

2011
Im Fokus: Die 1950er bis 1970er Jahre, Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany
Kinetik - Kunst in Bewegung, Kunsthalle Messmer, Riegel, Germany
Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn Jr. Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago,Chicago, Illinois, USA
Sculptures Plurielles, Villa Datris, Fondation pour la Sculpture Contemporaine, L´Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
Transparency - Looking Through, Museum of Fine Arts - Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

2010
Gran Reserva, Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Immer in Bewegung, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, Germany
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY ; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, USA

2009
Victor Vasarely und 50 Jahre Konstruktive Kunst in Paris, Kunsthalle Messmer, Riegel, Germany
Uma Aventura Moderna, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Pattern Recognition, Leicester City Art Gallery, Leicester, UK
EXPLORANDO EL SUR, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain
Spin, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia

2008
Nur der Schein trügt nicht - Situation Kunst (für Max Imdahl), Bochum,
Germany
Op Art Revisited, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
16th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Revolução cinética, MNAC - Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal
Schaulust - Die Kunst des Sehens und des Täuschens, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria
Pop and Op, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, USA
Linie - Art Forum Ute Barth, Zürich, Switzerland
Geiger Vasarely Bill - Farbe zu Fläche zu Raum, Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, Germany
Correnti Internazionali - Saint Phalle, Sanna, Vasarely, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy

2007
Homenaje a Picasso, MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Match Race - Modernistic remixes between now and then, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg (ancien Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum), Aalborg, Denmark
Without Representation, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida, USA
Grafica Internazionale, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Museu da Solidariedade, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil
Ins rechte Licht gerückt - Kunst eines Jahrhunderts, Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen, Tuttlingen, Germany
White-Black , Vasarely Museum, Budapest, Hungary
Shining Spirit: Westheimer Family Collection, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Twin Bill, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Op Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
OPTIC NERVE: Perceptual Art of the 1960s, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Ausgerechnet… Mathematik und Konkrete Kunst, Museum im Kulturspeicher, Wurtzbourg, Germany
Op Art Revisited - Selections from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA
Living Color, Vasarely Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2006
Autour du Blanc. Exposition de goupe, Galerie Lahumière, Paris, France
Bewegung im Quadrat, Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany
Real and virtual spaces, Vasarely Museum, Budapest, Hungary
Géométrie en liberté, Galerie Lélia Mordoch, Paris, France
Tapestries - Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida, USA
60th Anniversary Show, Gimpel Fils, London, UK
Mirada múltiple, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
The Expanded Eye. Sehen - entgrenzt und verflüssigt, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Täuschungsmanöver - Optische Irritationen und visuelle Manipulationen, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Correnti internazionali – Franco Sanna, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Geometric Abstraction and Color Function: Two Generations, D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY, USA
Zero - sammlung lenz schönberg 1956-2006, Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria

2005
Arte Moderna e Contemporanea - N. Saint Phalle, F. Sanna, V. Vasarely, E. Vedova. Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Prélude - Dessins, gouaches, collages, Galerie Lahumière, Paris, France
Eröffnungsausstellung - SQUARE - Die Sammlung Marli Hoppe-Ritter, Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany
Prague Biennale 2, Prague, Czech Republic
L’Œil moteur- Art optique et cinétique, 1950-1975, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg, France
Totally Geometric - Abstraction from the permanent Collection, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, USA
The Enigma of Modernity, Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Von Spitzweg bis Baselitz - Streifzüge durch die Sammlung Würth - Museum Würth, Künzelsau, Germany

2004
Human Presence: Works from the Museum’s Collection - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, USA
Geometrical abstraction and op art, Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje, Macadonia
Beyond Geometry - Experiments in Form 1940s-70s, MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA
Attraversare Genova. Percorsi e linguaggi internazionali del contemporaneo, Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy
Algorithmische Revolution. Zur Geschichte der interaktiven Kunst - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Klassische Moderne bis Minimal, Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
Arte anni 90, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy

2003
Artists Design Textlies, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Paris 1945 bis 1965, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
Maestri di ieri e di oggi., Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Guest Art. Das Kunsthaus mit Leihgaben zu Gast, Haus Konstruktiv, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Zürich, Switzerland
Sammlung Holze - Konkrete Kunst, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

2002
Grandi Maestri - opere fine anni 70, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Sammlung Hellmut und Norli Czerny, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
Transparences, Galerie Lélia Mordoch, Paris, France
Moderna Museet C/O Magasin 3, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

2001
Oeuvres sur papier, Galerie Denise René - Espace Marais, Paris, France
Astratta, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy
Grandi Maestri - Dall' astratto al figurativo, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
El Arte Abstracto y la Galería Denise René - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Denise René, l’intrépide – Une galerie dans l’aventure de l’art abstrait, 1944-1978, Centre Pompidou – Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, France
Palomino, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig, Germany
Ornament und Abstraktion, Foundation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland
The First 10 Years: Selected Works from the Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin, Ireland

2000
Times are changing - Auf dem Wege! Aus dem 20. Jahrhundert!, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Art in Central Europe - 1949 – 1999, Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
From Cubism to Minimalism - A selection of Works by World Leading Artists, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy

1999
Correnti Internazionali - Hans Hartung - Niki de Saint Phalle - Franco Sanna - Victor Vasarely, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Geert Koevoets, Sculpturen en Werk op Papier - De Vierde Dimensie, VVV Plasmolen/Mook, Plasmolen, Netherlands
Constructions, Porin Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland

1998
Beyond art - Voorbij de kunst, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Opere anni 70- 80 - Piero Dorazio - Hans Hartung - Franco Sanna - Emilio Scanavino - Victor Vasarely, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Weather Everything - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig, Germany
Ungarn - Avangarde im 20. Jahrhundert, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
Arte Contemporanea Internazionale, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy

1997
Arte moderna contemporanea, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Jenseits von Kunst, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria

1996
Maestri Internazionali "opere anni 80 - 90", Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy

1995
Bestandsaufnahme XII, Galerie m Bochum, Bochum, Germany

1993
Arte Internazionale – Cesar, J .Mirò, N. Saint Phalle, F.Sanna, V. Vasarely, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Manifeste, Une histoire parallèle (1960-1990), Centre Pompidou – Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, France


1992
Opere su carta, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy

1991
La Vitesse, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France

1990
Arte Internazionale – Arman, Cesar, Hartung, Sanna, Vasarely, Vedova, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy

1989
Opere su carta, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy

1988
Zero, un movimiento europeo, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain

1987
Rückblick - Eine Sammlung der 60er Jahre, Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz, Austria
Arte Internazionale Arman, Cesar, S. Francis, G. Grosz, P. Picasso, R. Rauschenberg, F. Sanna, E. Scanavino, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Mathematik in der Kunst der letzten dreißig Jahre, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany

1986
Arte Contemporanea, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Point, ligne, plan, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

1985
Correnti Internazionali, Galleria La Fenice, Sassari, Italy
Les vingt ans du Musée à travers sa collection, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

1978
The Book of the Arts of Artists' Books, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

1968
Documenta 4 - Documenta, Cassel, Germany

1965
Personal Choice: Paintings and Sculpture from Houston Private Collections, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
French Abstract Tapestry, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas, USA

1964
Documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel, Germany

1959
Documenta 2 - Documenta, Kassel, Germany

1955
Documenta 1 - Documenta, Kassel, Germany


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS (SELECTION)

Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
National Gallery of Victoria, Victoria

Belgium
Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels

Croatia
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka

Spain
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Bilbao

France

Centre Pompidou – Musée National d’art Moderne, Paris
Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence
Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM ARC, Paris

Hungary
Vasarely Múzeum, Budapest
Victor Vasarely Múzeum, Pécs

Italy
Calderara Foundation Collection, Milan
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Poland
Museum Sztuki, Lodz

UK
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
Tate Gallery, London

USA
Akron Art Museum, Ohio
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Dallas Museumof Art, Dallas, Texas
Fine Arts Museums of San Fransisco, San Fransisco, California
Harvard University Art Museum, Massachusetts
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
MOMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, Caroline du Nord
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
San Diego Museum of art, San Diego, California
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY




Mail
Facebook