It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. - Anais Nin  (Art - M.C. Escher)

It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. - Anais Nin (Art - M.C. Escher)

Optical art by Gianni Sarcone Focus on the ball at the center of the image above. The scene appears to vibrate. If you move your head slightly forward and backward, the color fields of the rosette appear to pulsate.

These Patterns Move, But It’s All an Illusion

Optical art by Gianni Sarcone Focus on the ball at the center of the image above. The scene appears to vibrate. If you move your head slightly forward and backward, the color fields of the rosette appear to pulsate.

Take a look at the behind the scenes of incredible shots that will make you appreciate photography a tad bit more. Sure, it can seem like overkill considering that a lot can be done in post-production software these days, but doing it old-school still gives photos that special quality unachievable otherwise.

Take a look at the behind the scenes of incredible shots that will make you appreciate photography a tad bit more. Sure, it can seem like overkill considering that a lot can be done in post-production software these days, but doing it old-school still gives photos that special quality unachievable otherwise.

Fantastic Oil Paintings Of Invisible Cities Rising Out Of Unexpected Places - DesignTAXI.com

Fantastic Oil Paintings Of Invisible Cities Rising Out Of Unexpected Places - DesignTAXI.com

Magic & realism – the two don’t really match, do they? But Rob Gonsalves, a Canadian painter of magic realism, demonstrates great skills in merging the two different worlds in his unique and surrealistic optical illusion artworks. Inspired by such great artists as Dali, Tanguy, Magritte and Escher, Gonsalves developed his own unique style by combining his architectural knowledge with the love for painting.

Magic & realism – the two don’t really match, do they? But Rob Gonsalves, a Canadian painter of magic realism, demonstrates great skills in merging the two different worlds in his unique and surrealistic optical illusion artworks. Inspired by such great artists as Dali, Tanguy, Magritte and Escher, Gonsalves developed his own unique style by combining his architectural knowledge with the love for painting.

Our points of view are no different than optical illusions.  There is always more than meets the eye, yet we only see what our experiences to date allow us to see. Your point of view is the …

Our points of view are no different than optical illusions. There is always more than meets the eye, yet we only see what our experiences to date allow us to see. Your point of view is the …

Inspiration Showcase of Double Exposure Photography

Inspiration Showcase of Double Exposure Photography

ANTONIO MORA (aka mylovt) ~ a Spanish artist who combines with talent portraits photographed in various landscapes.

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