"I was aware of op as a historical movement of course; I was an art history major at Columbia before deciding to move into fine art. And op is one of the most distinguishable styles out there."
D. Wigmore Fine Art presents the exhibition New Materials, New Approaches, featuring work by artists Mon Levinson, Leroy Lamis, and Julian Stanczak.
David Richard Contemporary is pleased to present Elusive Transparencies, a retrospective exhibition of paintings by Julian Stanczak focused exclusively on his illusory “see-through” abstractions, which have been at the core of his art-making practice for the past five decades.
Ernest Beckert, Untitled, 1967-68 Black paint with graphite 24 x 22 inches April 9, 2011 – February 26, 2012 An abbreviation for “Optical Art,” Op Art is an appropriately eye-popping style whose goals are to stimulate and, at times, even to confound vision. Op artists test the boundaries of visual perception, often by creating abstract compositions with bold colors that seem to vibrate and dynamic patterns that appear to pulsate. During Op’s heyday in the [...]
Julian Stanczak, Echo 2, 2010 Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50 inches October 15 – November 13, 2010 A catalog will be available.
Julian Stanczak, Untitled #15, 1969 Acrylic on panel, 24 x 24 inches April 15 – July 9, 2010 D. Wigmore announces the exhibition with catalogue, Op Out of Ohio: Anonima Group, Richard Anuszkiewicz, and Julian Stanczak in the 1960s. The exhibition will feature over 30 paintings from 1959 to 1970 by Richard Anuszkiewicz (b.1930), Julian Stanczak (b.1928), and the three artists of the Anonima Group: Ernst Benkert (b.1928), Francis Hewitt (1936-1992), and Ed Mieczkowski (b.1929). [...]
Julian Stanczak, Lumina, Red Plus Yellow, 1991 Acrylic on canvas, 72 x 72 inches March 21 — April 22, 2008
Commissioned by Fifth Third Bank, Julian Stanczak’s new work Additive, a 364 foot mural of painted metal rods, recently opened in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Alexander Liberman, Omega IX, 1961 March 8 — April 28, 2007 In addition to being the Year of the Pig, it also appears to be the year of Op Art. Another great survey exhibition including Yaacov Agam, Josef Albers, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Hannes Beckmann, Fletcher Benton, Karl Benjamin, Francis Celentano, Tony Conrad, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Benjamin Cunningham, Gene Davis, Jose de Rivera, Julio Le Parc, Leroy Lamis, Alexander Liberman, François Morellet, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Bridget [...]
Gilbert Hsiao, Encounter, 2006 Sprayed acrylic on wood panel, 42 x 42 inches Gabriele Evertz, Motion Parallax, 1998 Acrylic on canvas, 72 x 72 inches March 8 — April 14, 2007 Curated by Robert C. Morgan, exhibition includes Bridget Riley, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Julian Stanczak, Victor Vasarely, Josef Albers, Sandford Wurmfeld, Robert Swain, Gabriele Evertz, Rakuko Natio, Gilbert Hsiao, Soon Ja Han, Jon Groom, Beverly Fishman, Ryszard Wasko, and Michelle Hinebrook. Curated by Robert [...]