Impossible Tower by István Orosz

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Impossible Tower by István Orosz

The seven people sitting on the ledges of this building seem to be very confused.  Are they looking out of the windows or into the center of the building?  It looks like a tower or a cylinder, but if you investigate the construction you will find that it is anything but. (via István Orosz)

Impossible Pergola by István Orosz

Impossible 27 May 2013 0 Comments

Impossible Pergola by Istvan Orosz

There is something peculiar about the construction of this pergola created by István Orosz.  Can you figure out what it is?

The Mysterious Island

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The Mysterious Island

A portrait of author Jules Verne can be seen below.  Turning the picture upside down reveals a small ship can be sailing past an opening in the rocks. This topsy-turvy image was created in 1979 by Hungarian artist Istvan Orosz.  Continue reading this post to view an inverted version of this image.

Anamorphic Eye

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Anamorphic Eye by Istvan Orosz

One form of anamorphosis involves a deformed image that is painted on a flat surface, such as a sheet of paper.  When a cylindrical (or sometimes conical) mirror is placed in the appropriate spot, the deformed image is suddenly transformed into something recognizable. In the example above by Hungarian artist István Orosz, a human eye […]

Hidden Face Illusion by István Orosz

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Hidden Face by Istvan Orosz

Hungarian artist István Orosz trained as a graphic designer at the University of Arts and Design in Budapest.  He frequently uses visual paradox and elements of illusion while using traditional printing techniques such as woodcutting and etching.  One such example is the following ambiguous landscape featuring a hidden face.  Can you find it? You might […]

Skull Illusion by István Orosz

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Skull Illusion by István Orosz

What do you see in this drawing by István Orosz?  Do you see a ship traveling through stormy weather or something more sinister? To view more of István’s work, please visit his website at Gallery Diabolus or his blog.

Corner House by István Orosz

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Corner House by István Orosz

István Orosz is a Hungarian painter and graphics designer, among other things.  His work is on par with (or better than) any other artist designing illusion-themed art alive today.  In the example below, titled Corner House, Orosz presents two windows that appear to be on opposite sides of a building.  At the same time, they […]