Levitating Waters

Video 15 October 2015 0 Comments

Levitating Waters

The device featured in this video is quite interesting.  Depending on which setting is chosen, water droplets appear to be stationary, falling, or moving in an upward direction.  In reality, the water is falling down as a steady stream exactly as you would expect it to behave.  Inside the box, however, there are a series […]

Vik Muniz

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Vik Muniz

In this video, Brazilian visual artist and photographer Vik Muniz shares his process for creating intricate collages based on images that “are already part of our collective visual memory.”   This series, titled “Pictures of Magazines”, features his replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” from hand-torn scraps from magazines. Muniz was featured in 2010’s […]

Minecraft Impossible Triangle

Impossible,Video 17 September 2015 0 Comments

Minecraft Impossible Triangle

My kids have recently become obsessed with Minecraft (they play the Pocket Edition on the Amazon Kindle), especially my son.  It is kind of amazing to see all the different things that he has built after spending an hour messing around with it.  It seems that he has just as much fun destructing the things […]

Perpetual Shift by Michael Murphy

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Perpetual Shift by Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy is a sculptor who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.  He received a BFA and sculpture training from Kent State University and a MFA from the Art and Technology Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  One of his latest anamorphic installations titled Perpetual Shift consists of 1,252 wood […]

Anamorphic Glass of Water

Anamorphosis,Video 16 July 2015 1 Comment

Anamorphic Glass of Water

I always love when visitors send me optical illusions that I haven’t seen before.  Today’s YouTube video was sent in by Abdul from couponmachine.in and features an anamorphic drawing of a glass of water.  This video was created by a professional and passionate artist named PortraitPainter Pabst.  The best part of the video is the […]

Impossible Stairway by Nagai Hideyuki

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Impossible Stairway by Nagai Hideyuki

Twenty-four year old Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki creates deceptive pencil drawings on paper.  The example below is a sketch he did that features an impossible stairway that he calls ‘Strange Positional Relationship’.  It would appear that if either of these blob-looking creatures were to head up or down the stairs, they would end up on […]

The ŠKODA Attention Test

Video 8 June 2015 0 Comments

The ŠKODA Attention Test

In a recent video advertisement for the new ŠKODA Fabia, you are asked to observe the scene and see how much attention the new vehicle receives.  Will a crowd of people gather around the new automobile to admire it?  Will other drivers slam on the brakes to get a closer look at some of its […]