Master of Illusions: Pictures to Ponder from a Visual Virtuoso

Author(s): Sandro Del-Prete

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Enter the world of visual illusion and be guided by master artist, Sandro Del-Pretes through this mysterious, compelling landscape. His world-class works appeared in the best-selling "Masters of Deception" and like M.C. Escher, Del-Prete has devised a universe rich in impossible objects, optical deceptions, double perspectives, transformations, anamorphosis and much more. In this astonishing volume, he presents a complete range of his art, from lithographs to oil paintings and sculptures. Look closely inside a cage with two lovebirds to see all the elements merge into the shape of a girl's face. A series of seemingly endless towers pays homage to Escher. Expressive text accompanies each picture, opening a window into the work and illuminating Del-Prete's artistic choices.

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General Fields

  • : 9781402754005
  • : Sterling Publishing Co Inc
  • : Sterling
  • : 1.647
  • : August 2008
  • : 279mm X 229mm X 29mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : full colour throughout, includes illustrations
  • : Surrealism & Dada; Puzzles & quizzes
  • : 320
  • : 152.148
  • : Hardback
  • : Sandro Del-Prete