Jesus Rafael Soto

1923–2005

Jesus Rafael Soto, ‘Cardinal’ 1965
Cardinal 1965
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Biography

Jesús Rafael Soto (June 5, 1923 – January 14, 2005) was a Venezuelan op and kinetic artist, a sculptor and a painter.

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Artworks

Jesus Rafael Soto Cardinal

1965

Jesus Rafael Soto Light Trap

1965

Jesus Rafael Soto Twelve Blacks and Four Silvers

1965

Jesus Rafael Soto Horizontal Movement

1963

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Art Term

Op art

Op art was a major development of painting in the 1960s that used geometric forms to create optical effects

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