Anamorphic sculptures will only form in the reflections of curved cylinders

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Tuesday 15 October 2013

Jonty Hurwitz, who has an engineering background, makes sculptures that delve into the idea of how people perceive space. His anamorphic sculptures can’t be seen until you look at it as a reflection of a shiny curved cylinder. How ingenious.

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Anamorphic street art by Felice Varini

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Monday 8 April 2013

Swiss artist Felice Varini makes geometric anamorphic art on the streets, such as like car parks and courtyards, that are so perfectly vibrant and cool, it looks like they were actually stuck at the scene.

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Stunning anamorphic illusions by Brusspup

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By Cheyenne Tulsa in Video on Saturday 22 December 2012

Brusspup is the master of optical illusions. His latest video, released through his Brusspup YouTube channel, shows a really simple yet very clever optical illusion using anamorphic projections. The trick, which is pretty mind-bending, are skewed photographs sitting on a flat piece of paper, which is then filmed at an angle where the object looks 3D.

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Anamorphic sculptures by Bernard Pras

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Monday 26 November 2012

Bernard Pras uses objects and materials he finds in landfills to create his incredible anamorphic sculptures. His sculptures are often recreations of famous works of art, but he puts his own unique spin on these classics with his amazing optical illusion stacking technique.

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Pulling creepy-crawlies and more from paper

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By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Tuesday 30 October 2012

Anamorphic art, when done right, always wows us. Dutch artist Ramon Bruin makes anamorphic 3D illustrations of snakes, creepy-crawlies, feathers and more, then makes them come even more alive by pulling them out of the damn paper with his fingers. Pretty fun.

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Anamorphic memento mori tattoo

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By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Tuesday 21 August 2012

Chicago-based artist and designer Pablo Garcia has taken the anamorphic skull right out of Hans Holbein’s 1533 painting The Ambassadors (yes, anamorphic art existed way back in the 16th century) and tattooed it on the underside of his index finger.

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Anamorphic art that spells H-O-P-E

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 11 August 2012

New York and Düsseldorf-based photographer Christian Stoll’s work for a Pricewaterhouse Coopers magazine had us going ‘wow’. Separating loads of stuff lying around in a workshop by their colours for the set design, he delivered an anamorphic effect with alphabetical letters spelling out the word, ‘hope’. Nothing complicated like all these anamorphic graphics that are all the rage now. Just nicely done.

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Anamorphic robot painting by TSF Crew

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Friday 3 August 2012

French street art duo TSF Crew recently created a large anamorphic painting of a robot. The painting is done in such a way that, at the right angle, it seems as if the robot is reaching out to grab the viewer. However, if the viewing angle is changed, the image of the robot breaks apart. This is a wonderfully thought-provoking and dynamic optical illusion.

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Black Black Hills: The Celebration

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By Jon Evans in New Music on Saturday 3 September 2011

We’ve just written, directed and produced this video for Black Black Hills’ debut single, The Celebration. 
The film itself tells a tale of the furtive exploits of an illegal metal detectorist (a Nighthawk) in a rural English landscape.

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