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Optical illusions in art

Author: Alexander Sturgis
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Artists have used clever illusions called trompe l'oeil for thousands of years to create images that fool the eye into thinking a flat surface is really three-dimensional. Journey to the strange and impossible worlds of 20th-century surrealists, like Dali and M.C. Escher, and puzzle over their amazing optical illusions.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Sturgis
ISBN: 080696135X 9780806961354
OCLC Number: 33405118
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Optical illusions
Responsibility: Alexander Sturgis.
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Artists have used clever illusions called trompe l'oeil for thousands of years to create images that fool the eye into thinking a flat surface is really three-dimensional. Journey to the strange and impossible worlds of 20th-century surrealists, like Dali and M.C. Escher, and puzzle over their amazing optical illusions.

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