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Amazing illusions

The Wonders of Trompe-l’oeil

James M. Bradburne, Richard L. Gregory, Priscilla Heard

 
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by James M. Bradburne, Richard L. Gregory, Priscilla Heard

2009

Hardcover
15,5 x 22 cm, 96 pp.
Colour illustrations

978-88-96532-05-8 Italian/English

This slim volume was written with children and families in mind. Published to accompany the exhibition entitled ‘Art and Illusions. Masterpieces of Trompe-l’œil from Antiquity to the Present Day’ (Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, 16 October 2009–24 January 2010), it is an opportunity to discover the fascinating and amusing surprises of optical illusions and trompe-l’œil works. Divided into short chapters with colourful graphics and numerous illustrations, the book takes an educational and scientific look at the subject, with entries about some of the masterpieces on display.