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   CaliforniaMama  Saturday Aug 11 01:38 PM

August 11, 2012 - Cartoon from Space?

Imagine you are hiking along, headed up a hill and
when you look up you see a gigantic tissue floating
to the ground.

You close your eyes and shake your head, but when you
open them again it is still there, floating . . .

Wait, this can't be real. It certainly doesn't look real.
It looks like a drawing. How can a drawing be sitting
at top of the hill?

As you approach, you realize it is made of metal.
It's a sculpture, made of welded and painted steel that
looks like a two dimensional cartoon drawing of a three
dimensional piece of paper ... that is three dimensional
if you get close, but looks two dimensional if you stay
at the bottom of the hill...

Well, wasn't that a nice little mind trip?

Thanks to ZenGum for sharing this post from NPR's Krulwich Wonders blog.

Images and info taken from The Art of the Illusion which
Presents over two hundred optical illusions that defy reality, featuring works by M.C. Escher, as well as pieces from Octavio Ocampo, Rob Gonsalves, and Andre Martins de Barros.

(want want want want want want)

DanaC  Saturday Aug 11 01:50 PM

That's fucking brilliant.

Griff  Saturday Aug 11 02:03 PM

Nice brain bender 3D as 2D.

SPUCK  Sunday Aug 12 05:56 AM

That tears it..

Sundae  Sunday Aug 12 11:20 AM

Just FTR - this is in New Zealand.
Also known as that little place close to Australia where Lord of the Rings was filmed.

SPUCK  Monday Aug 13 06:37 AM

Lord of what?

Griff  Monday Aug 13 01:08 PM

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