Posts Tagged ‘illusion’

Zilvinas Kempinas

Lithuania-born artist Zilvinas Kempinas creates site-specific installations that re-contextualize materials such as video tape to transform physical space into utter illusion. The physical and optical impact on the viewer is caused by precise geometry that utilizes both structure and light. Illusions of velocity and vibration are echoed through the space to accentuate the architecture and provide a new way of experiencing a familiar and otherwise[.....]

Dan Colen

“Secrets and Cymbals, Smoke and Scissors (My Friend Dash’s Wall in the Future)” is work by conceptual artist Dan Colen that is a life-size recreation of the interior wall of a friend. In Colen’s version, each element attached to the wall — every sticker, newspaper, photo and hand-written note — has been illusionistically painted by the artist. Colen extends this process of painting into other[.....]