This Glass Sculpture Is Like Watching Beautiful CGI in Real Life

"Emulsifier" is a captivating anamorphic sculpture created by Thomas Medicus. The Innsbrook-based artist hand painted 160 strips of glass and arranged them on a rotating base. As the sculpture turns, the painted rods align to reveal one of four transient motifs. » 10/16/14 11:30am 10/16/14 11:30am

This simple optical illusion makes a tree look like it's floating

A tree in Potsdam, Germany, looks like it has been cut in two, with the top hovering over the trunk, and it's thanks to a simple but clever artistic technique. » 1/02/14 2:00pm 1/02/14 2:00pm

Every bridge should have an optical illusion on its underside

Chilean-born street artist Dasic specializes in large-scale outdoor pieces. Above, he's used the underside of a bridge to craft a vibrant, dreamlike scene – but you have to be in just the right spot to see it. » 10/10/13 1:33pm 10/10/13 1:33pm

This anamorphic optical illusion is the most mind-bending thing you'll…

This is not a Rubik's Cube. We know it looks like a Rubik's Cube, but trust us. It isn't. It's an illusion — an anamorphic illusion, to be exact — and its one of the best examples of the medium we've seen in a long time. » 11/30/12 8:20am 11/30/12 8:20am