Tag: illusion

Jul 14, 2013

Infinite Artworks Made with Plexiglas, Mirrors and LEDs

Infinite Artworks Made with Plexiglas, Mirrors and LEDs

Hans Kotter is an artist from Mühldorf, Germany. In an ongoing series of artworks that study light, Kotter uses Plexiglas, colour-changing LEDs and mirrors to create pieces that seemingly go on forever. When viewed at certain angles the artworks seem to extend infinitely, kind of like being in an elevator with mirrors on opposite…

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Jun 30, 2013

How To Climb a 3-Story House Without Leaving the Ground

How To Climb a 3-Story House Without Leaving the Ground

Internationally known for his captivating, three-dimensional visual illusions, Argentine artist Leandro Erlich (previously featured here and here) has been commissioned by the Barbican to create a new installation in Dalston. Resembling a theatre set, the detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house – recalling those that once stood on the street – lies horizontally…

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Jun 25, 2013

Surreal Photos That Make You Look Twice

Surreal Photos That Make You Look Twice

Erik Johansson is a full-time photographer and retoucher from Sweden, now based in Berlin, Germany. The wildly successful artist does both personal and commission work for big brands around the world. His latest commercial project with Adobe had Erik doing live photoshopping at a modified bus stop. The campaign went viral, with over 15.5…

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Jun 22, 2013

These 3D Drawings Leap Off the Page

These 3D Drawings Leap Off the Page

Ramon Bruin is a Dutch artist with an amazing talent for 3D anamorphic drawings that seem to leap off of the page. Using pencils, ink and even paint, Bruin brings his drawings to life by capturing them with a camera at the perfect angle to create the illusion of 3D. Aside from drawing, Ramon…

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Jun 21, 2013

Can You Believe This is a Single Photograph?

Can You Believe This is a Single Photograph?

Photograph by Bela Borsodi That’s four separate images spliced into one right? It’s obviously photoshopped, and a poor one at that! I can’t fault you for thinking that. Especially if you just glanced. But a closer inspection reveals that this is indeed a meticulously crafted photograph (singular) by Austrian photographer Bela Borsodi. The…

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May 21, 2013

RGB Murals that Transform under Different Colored Lights

RGB Murals that Transform under Different Colored Lights

Carnovsky is a Milan based artist/designer duo comprised of Francesco Rugi and Silvia Quintanilla. In their ongoing series entitled RGB, the duo create incredible artworks that completely transform when viewed through different colored filters. Carnvosky explains: “RGB is a work about the exploration of the ‘surface’s deepness’. RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and…

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Apr 9, 2013

Lenticular Street Art by Roa

Lenticular Street Art by Roa

ROA is an artist from Ghent, Belgium. His artwork can be seen on the streets and in galleries across Europe and the United States and he is best known for his black and white animal street art. Back in 2009, ROA created an incredible lenticular street artwork that showed both the insides and outsides…

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