Constructing an Op Art Cube

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This Demonstration shows the steps to construct a cube based on Slavik Jablan's op art ornaments [1].

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner and Andjelka Simic (October 2016)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



Victor Vasarely, the originator of op art in the twentieth century, made transparent sculptures similar to the figures shown here. Slavik Jablan constructed op art transparent four-cubes using black and white squares with a circular arc as a basic element [1].


[1] S. V. Jablan. "Modularity in Art." (Oct 21, 2016)

[2] Visual Mathematics. (Oct 21, 2016)

[3] V. Panfilov. Unwrapping a Tesseract (4d Cube aka Hypercube) [Video]. (Oct 21, 2016)

[4] The Bridges Organization. "Anđelka Simić." Transparent Hypercube (jewelry). (Oct 21, 2016)

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