This Campaign Promotes Pet Adoption Through Brilliant Optical Illusion Photos

We all know that photography can be a powerful tool for sending a message. A recent campaign from an animal shelter in India is a beautiful example how photography conveys a strong message and calls to action.

A series of photos created for ‘World for All’ shows that there’s always room for a pet in a family, and these pictures show it in a very smart and unique way. They resemble the double meaning optical illusions; only they were made through photos, not drawings. Photographer Amol Jadhav took photos of families and used background, shadows, and lights to create a blank space shaped like an animal. Continue reading »

Mindblowing Optical Illusion Rooms By Peter Kogler Will Give You Vertigo

With dizzying wall graphics reminiscent of warped funhouse mirrors, artist Peter Kogler transforms ordinary galleries, transit centers, and lobbies into near hallucinatory experiences. For over 30 years, the Austrian artist has worked at the intersection of architecture and new media to construct both immersive environments and sculptural elements that seems to redefine physical spaces. By plastering walls with optical illusions he challenges a viewer’s sense of depth (and sanity) with his ambitious monochromatic installations of repeating patterns that incorporate pipes, ants, and bold snake-like patterns. Continue reading »

Optical Illusion Graffiti Creates Portal To A Parallel Universe On The Side Of A Building

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Parisian graffiti artist Astro contorts flat architectural facades into illusory vortexes with a vibrant graphic twist. His painted patterns combine smooth, swirling curves and calligraphy with sharper shapes in dynamically detailed designs that are eye-catching on their own; and, as if to suck his viewers farther into each piece, he adds the appearance of dark, receding chasms, tunneling deep into the walls. Continue reading »

This Unique New Bookstore In China Is Filled With Optical Illusions

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A new bookstore has recently opened in Hangzhou, China, and the inside is kind of amazing to see. The store is located just above the main plaza, within the commercial center of Star Avenue, in the Binjiang District, and adjacent to Qiantang River. The bookstore, designed by XL-MUSE, has been designed so the spaces seem huge and never-ending. Continue reading »

Body Artist Emma Fay Transforms Models Into Animals In Mind-Bending Optical Tricks

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There is something frightening and at the same time appealing in the living sculptures of 27-year-old British artist Emma Fay. Body art in conjunction with the flexibility of acrobats and fantasy of the artist using water-based paints, a brush and sponge, is transformed into a beautiful work of art. Continue reading »

An Artist Made A Colorful Floor Installations Inspired By The Optical Illusions

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Glasgow-based artist Jim Lambie can transform any space into a visual delight with his geometric tape designs. Using everyday vinyl tape, he creates angles and lines of contrasting colors that suggest movement and optical illusions. Continue reading »

German Graffitist Creates 3D Optical Illusions Over The Urban Landscape

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When you stare into any of the abysses created by German graffitist 1010, the abysses stare back at you—or at least they appear to. Inspired by the relationship between optics and neurology, the Hamburg-based artist has amassed a cult following over the past couple of years for his large-scale pieces that can be found throughout his motherland, and sometimes even around the world. His graffiti work, such as his most recent piece in Warsaw, Poland, predominantly resonates with the playful ideologies driving the op art movement, incorporating kaleidoscopic colorations into his abyss-esque designs. Continue reading »

Artist Plays With People’s Minds By Illustrating Optical Illusions

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Flying Mouse is a multi-award winning tee shirt designer from Malaysia. For Flying Mouse, a tee represents a blank canvas on which a story can be told. He believes that each of his designs has something to say and the people are certainly listening. Continue reading »

Optical Illusions

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A visitor looks at a monumental sculpture by artist Robert Therrien in the newly opened Metropolitan Arts Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in this April 23, 2012 file photo. (Photo by Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)
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Stunning surfaces of Sebastien Parodi.