Photography that takes optical illusion to a new level

Photography that takes optical illusion to a new level

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Here are four photographers who create mind-bending illusions by transforming the spaces and figures that they photograph. The first two artists project geometric shapes into architectural spaces while the second two artists use paint to transform figures until they are unrecognizable.

George Rousse is a french artist who paints vibrant shapes in large empty warehouse spaces.
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Georges Rousse Rueselsheim 2003
Georges Rousse Rueselsheim 2003
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Georges Rousse Cantabria
Georges Rousse Cantabria
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Georges Rousse Cantabria (in progress)
Georges Rousse Cantabria (in progress)
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Georges Rousse Casablanca 2003
Georges Rousse Casablanca 2003
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Georges Rousse Bending Space
Georges Rousse Bending Space
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Georges Rousse Bending Space (in progress)
Georges Rousse Bending Space (in progress)
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Georges Rousse Bending Space Durham 2006
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Like Rousse, artist Felice Varini makes some mind-bending creations.

Felice Varini Cinq Cercles Concentriques Noir 1993
Felice Varini Cinq Cercles Concentriques Noir 1993
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Felice Varini Cinq Cercles Concentriques Noir 2 1993
Felice Varini Cinq Cercles Concentriques Noir 2 1993
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Felice Varini Five Dancing Circles 2009
Felice Varini Five Dancing Circles 2009
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Felice Varini Five Dancing Circles (alternate view) 2009
Felice Varini Five Dancing Circles (alternate view) 2009
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Liu Bolin is a Chinese artist born in 1973 who takes the Finding Waldo concept to a whole new level.
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Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 77 2008
Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 77 2008
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Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 16 Peoples Policeman 2006
Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 16 Peoples Policeman 2006
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Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 62 American National Flag 2008
Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 62 American National Flag 2008
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Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 51-Road Block 2007
Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 51-Road Block 2007
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Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 14 Er Guo White Wine Factory 2006
Liu Bolin Hiding in the City No. 14 Er Guo White Wine Factory 2006
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And last but not least, Alexa Meade is a 23 year old artist based in Washington DC who converts her figures into live paintings. You can also see more work on Alexa’s Facebook page.
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Alexa Meade Curated 1 2010
Alexa Meade Curated 1 2010
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Alexa Meade Curated 2 2010
Alexa Meade Curated 2 2010
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Alexa Meade Blake 1 2010
Alexa Meade Blake 1 2010
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Alexa Meade Blake 2 2010
Alexa Meade Blake 2 2010
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Alexa Meade Power Exchange 2010
Alexa Meade Power Exchange 2010
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Alexa Meade Power Exchange 2 2010
Alexa Meade Power Exchange 2 2010
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4 Responses

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  2. Robin Huud

    Not much to say than that the world is filled with talented people. Got here googeling Liu Bolin and now i found out about Felice Varini. This is really sick what these people do. Amazing :) Keep it up no matter what :)

  3. One of my favorite posts! Cool photography!

    • Hi Sue, glad you enjoyed it, it was so much fun to discover and bring together these photographers. Wendy

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