Masters of deception : Escher, Dali & the artists of optical illusion / Al Seckel ; foreword by Douglas R. Hofstadter.

By: Seckel, Al
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Sterling Publishing Co., c2004Description: 320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cmISBN: 1402705778Subject(s): Optical illusions in artDDC classification: 701/.15 LOC classification: N7430.5 | .S414 2004
Contents:
Introduction -- Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593), composite portraits -- Salvador Dalí (1904-1989), visual surprise -- Sandro del Prete (1937- ), a change of perspectives -- Jos de Mey (1928- ), paradoxical worlds -- M.C. Escher (1898-1972), master of mind and soul -- Shigeo Fukuda (1932- ), visual scandal -- Rob Gonsalves (1959- ), magic realism -- Matheau Hamaekers (1954- ), optical constructivism -- Scott Kim (1955- ), ambigrams -- Akiyoshi Kitaoka, illusion op art -- Ken Knowlton (1931- ), mosaic portraits -- Guido Moretti (1947- ), transforming sculptures --Vik Muniz (1961- ), a change of medium -- Octovio Ocampo (1943- ), metamorphic art -- István Orosz (1951- ), anamorphoses -- John Pugh (1957- ), trompe l'oeil -- Oscar Reutersvärd (1915-2001), impossible figures -- Roger Shepard (1929- ), mind sights -- Dick Termes (1941- ), spherical worlds -- Rex Whistler (1905-1944), inversions -- Recommended reading -- Artist information & websites -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-312) and index.

Introduction -- Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593), composite portraits -- Salvador Dalí (1904-1989), visual surprise -- Sandro del Prete (1937- ), a change of perspectives -- Jos de Mey (1928- ), paradoxical worlds -- M.C. Escher (1898-1972), master of mind and soul -- Shigeo Fukuda (1932- ), visual scandal -- Rob Gonsalves (1959- ), magic realism -- Matheau Hamaekers (1954- ), optical constructivism -- Scott Kim (1955- ), ambigrams -- Akiyoshi Kitaoka, illusion op art -- Ken Knowlton (1931- ), mosaic portraits -- Guido Moretti (1947- ), transforming sculptures --Vik Muniz (1961- ), a change of medium -- Octovio Ocampo (1943- ), metamorphic art -- István Orosz (1951- ), anamorphoses -- John Pugh (1957- ), trompe l'oeil -- Oscar Reutersvärd (1915-2001), impossible figures -- Roger Shepard (1929- ), mind sights -- Dick Termes (1941- ), spherical worlds -- Rex Whistler (1905-1944), inversions -- Recommended reading -- Artist information & websites -- Index.

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