Incredible optical illusion art that makes your mind melt!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 13 July 2015

As part of the 2015 Life Festival in Liechtenstein, Leon Keer created quite an art piece. Taking a 4m x 4m wall area along with a 4m x 4m floor, Keer transformed blank white space into an elaborate optical illusion we can’t take our eyes away from.

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Leon Keer’s 3D streetpainting will make you do a double take, and then a triple take

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 14 March 2015

Leon Keer has a simple way of looking at the footpaths and alleyways we take for granted: instead of pavement, he sees a canvas. His two latest anamorphic paintings were created at Dubai’s street art event, DubaiCanvas.

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Ogle at this 3D-printed wall of penises that dance

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 28 May 2014

THIS. This is what 3D printing was invented for! Peiqi Su, a student at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, created a wall of dancing schlongs to the tune of Tchaikovsky’s ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’. A world renowned Russian composer and a wall of penises, who’d have thought?

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Londoners can now climb ‘The Wall’ from Game of Thrones

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 24 February 2014

People who were lucky – or unlucky – enough to be in London for the ‘Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season’ DVD release, were treated to a perilous and deadly climb over the famous ice barrier that Jon Snow and Ygritte once faced.

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3D typography illusions that appear to jump off the page

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 16 January 2014

London-based creative Lex Wilson made a series of illustration experiments using typography, 3D art, and a lot of perspective. He uses the viewer’s perspective to create optical illusions of type that seem to pop in and out of the page.

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Remarkable 3D mini explosion of a nuclear bomb

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By Mareike Muller in Video on Friday 18 October 2013

Exploring the notion of destruction and beauty is the motivation behind artist and visionary Eyal Gever. Having graduated from the renowned Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Gever decided in 2010 to dedicate his time exclusively to creating art. Using the 3D physical simulation technologies he developed, he creates collisions of opposites to create impressive […]

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3D illusions by Dutch artist Ramon Bruin

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By Saad Moosajee in New Illustration on Thursday 25 July 2013

At first glance, the work of Dutch artist Ramon Bruin appears to be a variety of three dimensional sculptures. But further inspection reveals the works to actually be sublimely executed anamorphic graphite drawings. Marvelous!

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Giant sculptures made of natural materials by Alice Aycock

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Wednesday 26 June 2013

Since the 1970s, Alice Aycock has been erecting incredible, monumental sculptures. Most of them are made of natural materials and seem to be built right into an outdoor landscape as an almost natural cathedral. Her art is calming and worshipful, seemingly there to remind us all just how small we really are.

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3D paper sculptures by Maud Vantours

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Thursday 24 January 2013

Maud Vantours’s 3D paper sculptures are a great example of how complex a simple visual can be. Each piece is elegant and rhythmic, but the detail and precision behind the sculptures is just as impressive.

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Remarkable 3D graffiti by Jimmy Cochran

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By Kiron Heriot-Darragh in New Art on Tuesday 11 December 2012

Australian-born graffiti artist Jimmy Cochran has painted walls from the Bronx to Berlin and is recognized equally in fine art galleries as graffiti street tours in London. Last month, Cochran unveiled his latest project, pushing the boundaries of his pointillist-inspired art style with 3D graffiti techniques.

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Brilliant 3D pencil drawings by Nagai Hideyuki

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By Zolton in New Art on Thursday 19 July 2012

Who knew that pencil art could be so multi-dimensional and layered? These incredible illustrations by young Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki are created using the projection technique, Anamorphosis, which gives the images a three-dimensional appearance when viewed from certain angles.

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3D art by Melbourne artist Karryn Argus

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By Liza Dezfouli in New Art on Thursday 31 May 2012

Melbourne-based artist Karryn Argus is concerned with objects, interiors and spacial interventions. Starting off as a painter, she is now working primarily in 3D. Her current project explores the inter-relationship between art objects and the viewer.

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Riusuke Fukahori’s Goldfish Salvation 3D art

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By Jessica Birkett in New Art on Saturday 28 April 2012

The use of layers to create 3D images is a long praised technique. Salvador Dali was, in fact, inspired by the use of layering to create three-dimensional atmospheres in the theater. But Riusuke Fukahori’s might be the most advanced, and arguably prettiest, application of the technique.

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Lorenzo Oggiano

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Saturday 4 February 2012

Lorenzo Oggiano 3D generated forms look incredibly real. Real what? Not sure, but the forms are reminiscent of the insides of flowers.

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Laura Plansker’s nostalgic 3D illustrations

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By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Monday 23 January 2012

There’s something a bit terrifying about Laura Plansker’s nostalgic 3D illustrations. I suppose that’s why I like them so much. Like, check out that ham. It has legs but no arms! Freaky.

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