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Artistic Optical Illusions

Assembling a Chair

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Art causes even more problems than it solves, when it questions foregone conclusions and assumptions. And unlike assembling a chair, there isn't one way to do it right and you can't know what it's going to look like by studying the box.

We're Pretty Much All Tripping, All the Time

Ben Thomas | Posted 01.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Ben Thomas

2012-11-15-lottopullWe're hallucinating reality all the time -- but we only take notice when our hallucinations fail to make accurate predictions; when we think we're certain of something that's actually not so certain, and our brains have to hunt down new information in order to make better predictions.

These Artistic Optical Illusions Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.17.2012 | Arts

Whether mathematically-inspired or not, optical illusions in art are more common than you may think. Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher, thought to be o...