Avoiding the Chasm

January 8, 2006

Anamorphic Illusions

Filed under: Media — Tags: — vextasy @ 5:00 pm
Julian Beever creates anamorphic illusions, his canvas is the street pavement. He paints everyday objects as if they had been discarded right there on the street. These street paintings when viewed from the intended angle take on a 3D appearance, but when viewed from any other position betray their true and flat form. Not everyone appreciates pavement art. On occasions, a painting has to be abandoned after a complaint from a member of the public, perhaps after a full day’s work. The Real Thing

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