23 Stunning Anamorphic Artworks That Can Only Be Seen With A Mirror Cylinder

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A year ago, we wrote about Jonty Hurwitz and his amazing anamorphic art that can only be seen in the reflection of a mirrored cylinder. Although the technique was created in the late Renaissance (16th century), artist like Jonty and István Orosz made it popular again. We’ve begun to see more and more of this type of art […]

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Massive Optical Illusion Made of Recycled Objects

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You may think you’re looking at a bizarre painting, but look closer, and you’ll realize that it’s actually an anamorphic 3D sculpture. The massive portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyaté is the latest work of French artist Bernard Pras. It was created entirely out of recycled materials such as clothes and rags, wood, glass lanterns, […]

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25 Photos Of Shadows That Tell A Different Story

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Photography is all about the relationship between light and perspective, and nowhere is this made clearer than in these hilarious two-faced photos, where the subjects and the shadows that they cast tell two (often very different) stories. With just the right perspective and just the right light at just the right time, one can easily […]

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