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Skull Optical Illusions By Optical Illusions Museum
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The metamorphic skull has always been one of the most popular optical illusions. From the 19th century, artists and designers have been using this kind of image in postcards, comics, advertisements... More > or covers. In this book we are showing more than fifty examples of this kind of illusion. Many skull illusion postcards were published in the first decades of the 20th century, most of them included in the book. Skull illusions have also been used for all kinds of graphic works. There are numerous examples of pulp magazine covers, satiric posters and, in the last years, cd covers or movie posters which show them. Lots of contemporary artists, some of them present in this book, have also worked with these illusions.< Less
Skull Optical Illusions By Optical Illusions Museum
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The metamorphic skull has always been one of the most popular optical illusions. From the 19th century, artists and designers have been using this kind of image in postcards, comics, advertisements... More > or covers. In this book we are showing more than fifty examples of this kind of illusion. Many skull illusion postcards were published in the first decades of the 20th century, most of them included in the book. Skull illusions have also been used for all kinds of graphic works. There are numerous examples of pulp magazine covers, satiric posters and, in the last years, cd covers or movie posters which show them. Lots of contemporary artists, some of them present in this book, have also worked with these illusions.< Less
Metamorphic postcards By Optical Illusions Museum
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Since Giuseppe Arcimboldo painted his metamorphic portraits in the 16th century, several artists decided to make this kind of composite paintings. In particular, in the last decade of the 19th... More > century, postcards with metamorphic caricatures of famous people or mythological characters became popular. There didn´t use to be much information about the author of the caricatures, sometimes not even the name of the publisher could be found. In this book you can see almost seventy examples of metamorphic postcards. We include the name of the author in the few cases in which he is a known artist. However, we have found out an important fact: a lot of these metamorphic postcards were not totally original. They were inspired in photographs or classical portraits and the metamorphic artists replace the original faces with composite ones. This is why in some examples we will also present the original source.< Less

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