Why don't you visit our Oleg Shulyak gallery.
This is one of the three winning images from the UN's World Wildlife Day poster competition organised by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES).
How many faces do you see and which ones are at the front and which ones are at the back ?
A detail from William Kentridge's "Rebus" sculpture series. When viewed from another angle, the nude reveals the image of both a stamp and telephone.
Great optical illusion necklace available from Aroha Silhouettes
Lui Bolin is an artist that takes pride in his work, and can often be seen fighting for the rights of Chinese artists in China. He depicted his disdain for the lack of recognition artists receive from the government of China after the destruction of the artist village Suo Jia Cun in Beijing. He expressed his anger and sadness towards the demolition of the village by painting himself into the scenes.
For artists in China, he has become the voice, and he uses his status to address several different social issues associated with China’s economic development. Through his artwork, he has established himself as a tough opponent for the Chinese government. His legacy as an accomplished artist continues, but it is important to know how and where it all started. More here on the Spy Blog..
A great painting by Chris Buzelli of twin boys all mixed up.
This great painting by Donald 'Rusty' Rust is hiding something, can you find it? See more of Rusty's work in our gallery here.
We are adding four more illusions to our Erik Johansson Gallery today. Be sure to check out the whole gallery.
By the way, the last two pictures will flip if you hover over them (desktop machines only I fear).
Original image above credit Kimery Davis modified below by Optical Spy
This melting ice cream made by US pop sculptor Desire Obtain Cherish (D.O.C.) forms part of the Art Taipei exhibition at Taipei's World Trade Center. More then 500 artists from 15 countries are taking part in what is Asia's longest-running art fair. Around 1,000 works of art are on display in the show, which runs until 3 November.
"There is an ethereal, otherworldly feeling to this photograph, as this little island in the middle of Tumuch Lake in northern British Columbia appears as if it's floating in the clouds," says Shane Kalyn, who submitted this photo to the National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest. "To bring us back to Earth, a fish has left a ripple in the water on the left-hand side of the shot. The scene was amazing to witness, let alone be lucky enough to photograph—totally the right place at the right time." Via Tumuch Lake Picture
Here are a couple of great cutting or chopping boards with a 3D pattern that plays with the eyes. The boards were made by Steve Carey and you can see how he made them over at My Grandfathers Lathe.
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