Join the City of Slidell for the new exhibit From the Vaults of the New Orleans Museum of Art, on display in the Slidell Cultural Center at City Hall. This exhibit opens with a reception on March 18, 2017 during Arts Evening, 4-10pm. The show continues through April 29. Admission is free.
Op Art is short for optical art and is abstract artwork that gives the viewer impressions of movement and other illusions, done through a combination of precision, one-point perspective and linear space, as well as the use geometric shapes, shading and color.
Artists whose work will be on display in the exhibition include Victor Vasarely, Bridgett Riley, Robert Gordy, John Clemmer, Kendall Shaw, Francis Celentano, W. Medford Johnston and Arnold Schmidt. While op art pieces sometimes are starkly black-and-white, "Deceptive Space" will feature very colorful works.
Viewing Hours: 4-10pm March 18 (Arts Evening); Regular Hours: Wednesdays and Fridays, 12-4pm; Thursdays, 12-6pm, and Saturdays, 9am-12pm.
The Slidell Cultural Center is located at 2055 Second Street, on the first floor of City Hall in Olde Towne Slidell. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday - Friday, 12 pm to 4 pm.
Shown: painting by Robert Gordy