Japanese artist Hirotoshi Ito breathes life into stone by transforming it into practically anything but stone itself. His whimsical and unique stone sculptures create surreal optical illusions that can make us forget that they are actually made of solid stone.
Ramon Bruin, the talented self-taught artist from the Netherlands, is back with more amazing anamorphic pencil drawings. These drawings seem 3D and life-like from one perspective, but look like nonsensical blobs from another.
In the desert near Joshua Tree, California, there stands a 70-year-old homestead cabin that isn't all there. The ethereal cabin is part of an outdoor art installation by artist Phillip K. Smith III called Lucid Homestead. To give the cabin its striking appearance, the artist replaced strips of the wall with mirrors and the windows...
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's incredible "Infinity Mirrored Room – The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away" and "Love Is Calling" installations create the appearance of endless, near-boundless space by creating cubic rooms in which every surface, except the viewer and a small standing platform, is mirrored.
Italian illustrator Alessandro Diddi draws stunning anamorphic 3D pieces that make you question your own eyes. His meticulously detailed pencil drawings are combined with small props, sometimes the very pencil he draws with, or his own fingers, and that way his creations aren't even limited by the lines of the paper sheets.
If you came across this artwork at the exhibition center, you might think you've stumbled upon a pile of garbage – but as soon as you find the right angle, the whole thing comes into focus as a very impressive anamorphic portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyate.
At a first glance, you won't get the point of Jonty Hurwitz's sculptures - they are created with such mathematical precision, that can only be seen in a reflection.
A Chilean artist Oscar Ramos, based in Santiago, will have you look at his work again and again. In each illustration of his Ad+ series, he beautifully merges several completely different scenes into one, and thus a baggy Converse shoe on the top may smoothly turn into a paradise island on the bottom of the...
To get 3D effect, Ramon applies the anamorphic technique: he draws a detailed yet distorted image which comes together only when photographed from the correct angle.
London-based photographer Ray Massey teamed up with a talented body painter Annie Ralli to transform hands into architecture, sport scenes and other deceiving objects. These incredible hand illusions are a part of advertising campaign for Ecclesiastical Insurance, a niche insurance company using the byline “You’re in good hands”.
Inspired by British 3D street artist Julian Beever, 21-year-old Nagai Hideyuki from Japan creates amazing 3D pencil drawings on paper.