Perspective and Other Optical Illusions

Perspective and Other Optical Illusions

The evolution of perspective in art, science and mathematics.

Perspective

And Other Optical Illusions

Perspective

Are things really smaller when they are further away? Can something be clearly visible but not there at all? Is it possible to have a direct and true experience of reality? In this delightful and informative little book Phoebe McNaughton takes us on a classical journey through the history of artistic perspective, showing how the eye can be tricked and confused, the brain befuddled, and the philosopher inside all of us awakened by the nature of illusion. WOODEN BOOKS USA. Small books, BIG ideas. Tiny but packed with information. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST.

Optical Illusions in Art

Optical Illusions in Art

Explores the optical illusions present in paintings throughout history, from the artistic disguises used to make paintings seem like part of a wall, to alterations in perspective and the impossible art of M.C. Escher

Dalí's Optical Illusions

Dalí's Optical Illusions

Explores Dali's experiments with perspectives, offering more than one hundred color and sixty-one black and white illustrations of the artist's optical illusions.

Optical Illusions of Reversible Perspective

A Volume of Historical and Experimental Researches

Optical Illusions of Reversible Perspective

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The Little Giant Book of Optical Illusions

The Little Giant Book of Optical Illusions

A collection of hundreds of optical illusions, including classic examples from various sources and new drawings

Geometric Optical Illusions

Geometric Optical Illusions

Optical illusions created primarily with geometric effects.

Optical Illusions

Optical Illusions

Fool your brain with mind-boggling illusions, then get hands-on and make your own to wow your friends! Learn all about the science behind these wacky phenomena, from moving liquid on a page, to shapes that disappear in front of your eyes with this clever guide. The brain is an amazing thing, but it doesn't always get things right when it comes to sight. This book is here to explain why, with astounding images, baffling puzzles, and simple reveals which show the reader how each trick works. Covering a range of optical topics, from shapes and movement, to light and reflection, this cool manual contains templates at the back which reveal answers and help you to create your own astounding illusions.

Masters of Deception

Escher, Dalí & the Artists of Optical Illusion

Masters of Deception

Celebrates the use of optical illusion in art, presenting the importance and uniqueness of such work, discussing such artists as Salvador Dalâi, M.C. Sesher, and Istvâan Orosz.

Optical Illusions

An Eye-Popping Extravaganza of Visual Tricks

Optical Illusions

This pictorial feast of rotations, geometric illusions, delusions, and other impossible images reveals the fascinating intersection of art, science, and magic. Includes many original illusions plus new adaptations of lesser-known visual tricks.