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Thanks to Gene Levine for sending over one of his latest 3D stereograms. It incorporates the face/vase ambiguous optical illusion in addition to the hidden image located in the pattern below it. Take a deep look inside the gray swirling pattern and see if you can get the hidden image to pop out at you. […]
This painting from Mexican artist Octavio Ocampo effectively uses negative space to create two distinct images that occupy the same space. Do you see a tree and several birds or do you see the face of a woman? You cannot view them both at the same time, but you can very easily flip-flop between the […]
When viewing this Venetian mask for the first time, most people notice a single, slightly blurry face that appears to be wearing the mask. What do you see? Upon closer inspection, you can also notice two different faces within the outline of the mask. A woman (on the left) and a man (on the right) […]
A man with a lantern emerges from a grouping of pine trees and approaches the edge of a lake. As he looks down the coastline, the pine trees transform into skyscrapers in the night. Can you tell where the pine trees end and the skyscrapers begin? You have to wonder when Rob Gonsalves painted this […]
Is this clown on the tightrope walking upside down or right-side-up? Without the placement of the moon, you might just assume that the black space in between the buildings is the ground. But since the moon is there, it almost feels as though you are on the ground looking up toward the tops of the […]