Utopia from the sidewalk
The utility box at the corner of Church and Duboce streets was looking a little plain, so SFMTA (the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency) decided artist Mona Caron should spruce it up with some trompe l’oeil art. Continue reading “This street art illusion imagines a perfect world”
Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple computer,
died on October 5, 2011. Continue reading “The Steve Jobs optical illusion”
An architectural fragment juts out of the street.
What looks like a corner of a building pasted onto a street scene is actually a sculpture in Melbourne, Australia created by Petrus Spronk. Continue reading “The protruding building optical illusion”
The Cut Chair, a gravity-defying chair designed by Peter Bristol.
You can stand on it. Continue reading “The optical illusion of a lacerated chair”
Yes, it’s just a monkey mug with an arm as a handle.
"Illusie van de Luciferdoosjes"The matchboxes optical illusion(See the interactive proof that they are the same, below)
Continue reading “The matchbox optical illusion and M. C. Escher”
|Approach the Headless Girl sideshow.
See her living body, without a head.
See it now.
She is… still alive.
Believe it or not.
Continue reading “The Headless Woman illusion”
The optical illusion lamp when lit (on the left)
and when off (on the right.)
Korean Yeongwoo Kim created this concept – a lamp consisting of a cup suspended in midair by a flowing and glowing stream of light. Continue reading “The illusion of a floating lamp that pours light”
It’s bisected… and it floats
Technology enables the top part of this lamp to float.
Demonstration Video – the Floating Lamp by Crealev
Continue reading “The floating lamp that’s not an illusion”