Victor Vasarely was a Hungarian French artist whose work is generally seen as aligned with Op-art. His work entitled Zebra, created by Vasarely in the is considered by some to be one of the earliest examples of Op-art. Vasarely died in Paris in
Victor Vasarely: Don't just note the horizontal/vertical thinning of shapes toward the centre. If you pull back from the image, you'll notice that the thinning is also responsible for a vague curve in every corner.