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Illusion Confusion: The Wonderful World of Optical Deception

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This comprehensive survey of optical illusions includes an astonishing range of images from ancient times to the present.

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This comprehensive survey of optical illusions includes an astonishing range of images from ancient times to the present. Covering illusions of depth, inversions, vibration effects, ambiguous figures, camouflage, anamorphic art, tessellations and other brain-teasing illusions, it presents examples from psychology, the popular press, the decorative arts, contemporary street art and the fine arts.

M. C. Escher, Picasso, Vasarely, Magritte, Liu Bolin, Jos de Mey and other artists are generously represented. Reflecting author Paul Baarss deep engagement with the art and science of optical illusions, this book supersedes all others on the subject.

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Dimensions 22 × 22 cm
Publisher

Language

English

Date Published

2014

ISBN

9780500291313

Specifications

Softcover, 22x22cm, 318pp