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first_img Topics: John Pugh, a creator of trompe l’Oeil optical illusion murals, has said, “It seems almost universal that people take delight in being visually tricked.”He has a point.Consider the popularity of the infamous “Is That Dress White and Gold or Blue and Black?” debate. Or, the instant success of shows like Westworld or Black Mirror, both of which rely on an audience’s obsession with being deceived.Both of these examples support Pugh’s statement — people enjoy artwork that blurs the line between reality and illusion.Trompe l’Oeil, a French expression, translates in English to optical illusion. Trompe l’Oeil murals appear to be lifelike and three-dimensional, and are typically displayed on vertical surfaces, like the walls of a building.If you enjoy optical illusions, take a look at our favorite trompe l’Oeil examples to trick your mind.Trompe l’Oeil examples1. “Quetzalcoatl” by John Pugh2. “Mezzanine en trompe l’Oeil” by Célia Kogut3. “Cinema Cannes” by A.FRESCO4. “Mueller’s Waterfall” by Edgar Mueller5. “Puzzling Realities” by Jenny McCracken6. “Copenhagen Zoo” by Bates Y&R7. “Venice, Italy” by Morgan Bricca8. “Mural for Fontainebleau Hotel” by Richard Haas9. “Flatiron Building, Toronto” by Derek Besant10. “Le Radeau de Lampéduse” by Pierre Delavie11. “Trompe l’Oeil books” by Paul Czainski12. “Derelict building” by Nina Camplin13. “Capri” by Rainer Maria Latzke14. “Oh crumbs!” by Julian Beever1. “Quetzalcoatl” by John Pugh2. “Mezzanine en trompe l’oeil” by Célia Kogut3. “Cinema Cannes” by A.FRESCO4. “Mueller’s Waterfall” by Edgar Mueller5. “Puzzling Realities” by Jenny McCracken6. “Copenhagen Zoo” by Bates Y&R7. “Venice, Italy” by Morgan Bricca8. “Mural for Fontainebleau Hotel” by Richard Haas9. “Flatiron Building, Toronto” by Derek Besant10. “Le Radeau de Lampéduse” by Pierre Delavie11. “Trompe l’Oeil books” by Paul Czainski12. “Derelict building” by Nina Camplin13. “Capri” by Rainer Maria Latzke14. “Oh crumbs!” by Julian Beever Originally published Oct 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM, updated September 05 2019 Design Don’t forget to share this post!last_img

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