Op art (optical art) is one of the branches of mid-20th-century geometric abstract art that deals with optical illusion. Representatives of this style sought to create on a flat surface the illusion of movement through the use of colour contrasts and geometric patterns. The most prominent representatives of Op art are Victor Vasarely, Bridget Riley, Julian Stanczak and Carlos Cruz-Diez.
Stress-relieving paintings: fractals in art
It's not a secret that objects with fractal attributes are perceived by the human eye as the highest manifestation of harmony and beauty. The crowns of trees and mountain ranges, unique patterns of snowflakes and the "golden" spirals of sea shells and waves, crystals and corals - we are ready to contemplate them endlessly in the wildlife and on the artists' canvases. As it turned out, this…