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Masters of Deception

The Sun Sets Sail by Rob Gonsalves

The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dalí

The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dalí

Escher's Relativity

Relativity by M. C. Escher

The impossible triangle is probably a great starting point if you’d like to create some illusions of your own. Check out the history and explanations for this special shape. The Hall of Illusions has more great pages like the one on the impossible triangle.

Penrose triangle

Penrose Triangle by Bromskloss (discovered by Oscar Reutersvärd)

Check out more art by Oscar Reutersvärd, M. C. EscherSalvador Dalí, and Rob Gonsalves. You may also like this optical illusion post  by the Old Wolf. One of my favorites is this animation of the Spinning Dancer.

Spinning Dancer

Spinning Dancer by Nobuyuki Kayahara (do you see her moving clockwise, counterclockwise, both?)

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