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12 Black Dots Optical Illusion

Miscellaneous 12 September 2016 0 Comments

12 Black Dots Optical Illusion

Psychology professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka recently posted this optical illusion on his Facebook page, which then made it to Twitter and quickly went viral through a large number of shares and retweets.  If you look at this pattern, you will be able to find 12 black dots.  The problem is, most people are completely unable to […]

Lifelike Portrait from Photograph

Miscellaneous 3 August 2016 0 Comments

Lifelike Portrait from Photograph

I am always amazed when a talented artist can create a portrait that looks absolutely lifelike.  This hyper-realistic portrait of a vibrant, young girl was created by an artist using a real photograph.  You would think that with a lot of practice, anyone could create paintings such as this one.  But, as we all know, […]

Huge Table and Chairs by Robert Therrien

Miscellaneous 19 May 2016 0 Comments

Huge Table and Chairs by Robert Therrien

Robert Therrien is an American sculptor based out of Los Angeles, California.   He attended the University of Southern California, where he earned an MFA.  Some of his installations are very large versions of ordinary things, like the example below.  This sculpture of an enormous table and set of chairs is meant to examine the viewer’s […]

This Land by Natalie Fletcher

Miscellaneous 12 April 2016 0 Comments

This Land by Natalie Fletcher

Natalie Fletcher has a very interesting job… she paints bodies.  The About Natalie section of her website indicates that: A young Natalie realized, around the age of 5, that drawing was a lot more interesting than Math class, and so it started.  Around the age of 15 she discovered paint.  Little did she know her […]

Milking Out by Flying Mouse

Miscellaneous 27 April 2015 0 Comments

Milking Out by Flying Mouse

When I started this blog a few years ago, I was in need of some sort of header, or masthead, for the site design.  At the time, I was working on a project with a talented t-shirt designer from Malaysia and asked him if he could come up with anything for me.  Thankfully, he did!  […]

Fritz Müller Perlwein

Miscellaneous 6 April 2015 0 Comments

Fritz Müller Perlwein

Fritz Müller Perlwein is a German sparkling wine made by Jürgen Hofmann.  Their unique packaging and labels use horizontal black and white stripes, and this poster uses offsetting black and white stripes a “phantom” bottle of their product.  No bottle exists here, but you certainly cannot help but to see it. The original label and […]

DIRIMART Gallery Installation by Peter Kogler

Miscellaneous 12 March 2015 1 Comment

DIRIMART Gallery Installation by Peter Kogler

Peter Kogler decorated the walls, floor and ceiling of this section of the DIRIMART Gallery in Istanbul, Turkey in 2011.  The carefully drawn lines give the impression that the entire room is somehow warped and distorted creating an uneasy feeling for anyone entering this corridor. This photograph was taken by Atelier Kogler. (via Peter Kogler)