Yes/No by Markus Raetz

Miscellaneous 11 September 2012 1 Comment

Yes/No by Markus Raetz

YES and NO coexist in this sculpture by Markus Raetz.  When viewed from one angle, the word YES can be seen.  Moving to a different vantage point reveals that the word NO is also present.  Can you see how the letters E and S form the letter O when viewed at an alternate angle?

Impossible Triangle Sculpture

Impossible 6 September 2012 0 Comments

Impossible Triangle Sculpture

Located in the center of the Belgian village of Ophoven is the following sculpture of an impossible triangle.  The sculpture is made from wood and finished with polyester.  The triangle only appears to be “impossible” when viewing it from a specific angle.  The photograph on the right shows how it looks when viewed from other […]

Bicycle Sculpture Optical Illusion

Anamorphosis 8 August 2012 0 Comments

Bicycle Sculpture Optical Illusion #1

This yellow bicycle sculpture is located in Milan, Italy, a city best known for fashion.  While it does not look particularly special, it happens to be an optical illusion.  Can you figure out what is going on? The two photographs below show how the artist created this sculpture.  From two specific viewing points, it looks […]

Horizons by Neil Dawson

Miscellaneous 6 August 2012 0 Comments

Horizons by Neil Dawson

New Zealand sculptor Neil Dawson creates large-scale pieces crafted from aluminum and steel.  His sculpture titled ‘Horizons’ shown below resembles a sheet of cloth or paper gently floating to the ground.  In reality, it is made of welded steel and measures an imposing 15m high and 36m long. The tree in the background of this […]

Dancers – A Magic Angle Sculpture

Shadow,Video 7 May 2012 0 Comments

Dancers - A Magic Angle Sculpture

John V Muntean has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Chicago.  He is also an artist, creating what he calls “Magic Angle Sculptures”.  Each of these sculptures resembles an abstract wooden carving.  However, when lit from above, the carving can be rotated to reveal three distinct shadows.  The video below details Muntean’s sculpture […]