A to Z by Kumi Yamashita

Shadow 1 March 2013 0 Comments

A-to-Z by Kumi Yamashita

In this sculpture created by Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita, the shadows cast by a group of carved wooden letters form the profile of a face when lit by a single light source (from the right).  Her artwork frequently uses simple objects, light and shadow to form human profiles and other likenesses. More of her artwork […]

Eureka Car Park Optical Illusion

Anamorphosis 22 October 2012 0 Comments

Eureka Car Park 1

The  Eureka Tower Carpark in Melbourne, Australia contains of series of anamorphic letter illusions designed by German artist Axel Peemoeller.  The letters can be read perfectly when viewed at certain angles, but appear distorted when viewed from all other angles.  The example below shows the how the letters form the word “UP” as a motorist […]