A wrestling optical illusion

A wrestling optical illusion
"Catch" by Victor Vasarely 
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A 1945 painting by the Hungarian-French artist artist Victor Vasarely uses positive and negative space to create the illusion of two men wrestling.

A wrestling optical illusion
A different kind of artwork – a circus sideshow 
banner – promotes "Catch Wrestling"

Victor Vasarely’s title "Catch" refers to a style of wrestling also known as "Catch as Catch Can", where two wrestling opponents could place holds on each other anywhere on the body. This is also where we get the expression "No holds barred".

– Catch (1945) by Victor Vasarely, Ramacharaka>>
– "Captura" (Catch), 1.945, Irea>>
– RasMarley, Flickr>>
– Victor Vasarely, Wikipedia>>
– Sideshow World>>
– Catch wrestling, Wikipedia>>

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