First printing of this catalogue of a major exhibition of perceptual abstraction and Op art works.
"Exaggerated emphasis on centrality and an attempt, which is all but futile, to avoid its tyranny are poles between which perceptual composition oscillates."
Artists represented in Seitz's influential exhibition include Josef Albers, Bridget Riley, Sue Fuller, Lily Greenham, Ellsworth Kelly, Guido Molinari, Uli Pohl, Larry Poons, Gerald Oster, Peter Stroud, and Frank Stella.
First edition. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, (1965). 9.5'' x 8.5''. Original wrappers. 51,  pages. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Scuffing and wear to wrappers, with a closed tear and crease to lower edge of front cover and indentation to lower edge of page block.
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