• Julio Le Parc is a modern op artist and kinetic artist born in 1928 in Mendoza, Argentina.

    A precursor of Kinetic Art and Op Art, founding member of Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visualand, also known as GRAV, recipient of the Grand Prize for Painting at the 33rd Venice Biennale in 1966, Julio Le Parc is a major figure in modern art history. The socially conscious artist was expelled from France in May 1968, after participating in the Atelier Populaire and its protests against major institutions.

    A defender of human rights, he fought against dictatorship in Latin America. In 1972 he refused to hold a retrospective exhibition at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, after flipping a coin to make the decision.

    Le Parc received a one man show at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris in 2013.He is socially committed to immersive art.

    Julio Le Parc lives and works in Cachan France.