illusions

architecture

Giant Glitch Architecture Illusions Overtake the Smithsonian

Architects FreelandBuck will create a temporary 2,500 sq. ft ceiling in the Renwick’s Grand Salon. As visitors move about the space, nine suspended ceilings will appear to move and shift, assisting and contradicting the illusion.
Kevin Holmes
6.8.17
Art

Impossible Photos of a Twin Sister Who Never Existed

Photographer Jessica Richmond and her imaginary cardboard twin take photos together.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
11.14.16
physics

You Will Never Be Invisible

The sci-fi dream of perfect passive invisibility will forever remain a dream, argue engineers.
Michael Byrne
7.6.16
videos

How the Morphing Cylinders of the 'Illusion of the Year' Work

The brain loves a right angle.
Michael Byrne
7.2.16
London

Illusionistic Paintings Intervene on London Phone Booths

Brooklyn native Dan Witz transforms English phone booths into topical portraits.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.7.16
Art

Black-and-White Op Art Visualizes Energy, Oscillations, and Frequencies

Aleksander Drakulic's visuals take inspiration from modern science and classical geometry.
Kevin Holmes
4.22.16
Art

Trip on 'Aerial Paintings' with Artist Tom Shannon

Multidisciplinary artist Tom Shannon wants to make you trip without psychedelics.
DJ Pangburn
4.20.16
Art

Artist Shatters the Earth with CGI-Free Photography Tricks

Erik Johansson does it the hard way.
Beckett Mufson
4.7.16
Holy Shit

River Tiber Connects With Pusha T and Kaytranada for "Illusions"

There is nothing misleading about Tiber's new track. It's beautiful.
Byron Yan
3.30.16
Art

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.
Beckett Mufson
3.14.16
Film

How to Create Physics-Defying Illusions with Water

Joey Shanks of PBS Digital Studios uses a bass tone and super-slow motion to make water do crazy things.
DJ Pangburn
3.2.16
Art

A Cyber Illusionist Makes Magic with Drones

Forget pulling a rabbit out of a hat, this magician pulls 24 drones out of a briefcase.
Alyssa Buffenstein
2.11.16
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