Name this image artist
September 12, 2004 1:39 AM   Subscribe

Here is a series of five images that all contain some kind of visual trickery or effect: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Does anyone recognize these images or know who the artist may be? I'm assuming they are all by the same hand, which may not be true.

I haven't linked the site where I found them because it has lots of ads and pop-ups, etc., and who knows what else, but if you are curious, you can see the address on the photos.
posted by taz to Media & Arts (10 answers total)
 
No idea who did these, but a couple are familiar. I LIKE them. Thanks.
posted by Goofyy at 1:58 AM on September 12, 2004


Rob Gonsalves ... pretty cool stuff. Some biographical info here.
posted by Orb at 2:06 AM on September 12, 2004


love this post!

thank you taz
posted by kamylyon at 3:19 AM on September 12, 2004


Wow, Orb! You're amazing! Thank you. Thank you. I'm so happy to see that are many more to look at. I have to go out now, but if I had time I'd make a post about him.

... If anybody feels in the mood to put it up, please do!! If not, I may try to put something together at a later time.
posted by taz at 3:24 AM on September 12, 2004


This one is genius (look closely)
posted by SpaceCadet at 4:51 AM on September 12, 2004


I know it's Ask and I shouldn't post an uninformative comment but these are so cool taz - thanks!
posted by CunningLinguist at 6:26 AM on September 12, 2004


taz, you really ought to post this on the blue side of things. Excellent find taz and Orb!
posted by riffola at 7:13 AM on September 12, 2004


If you like these paintings, there's an elderly European painter named Curt Frankenstein (his real name!) now living in Chicago, who does very similar stuff (and a lot of cheesier pictures, too, unfortunately). In the realm of visual punning, I wouldn't be surprised if Frankenstein weren't this guy's inspiration.
posted by Faze at 7:31 AM on September 12, 2004


It's mentioned in the biographical info that orb posted above, but the work has a certain whimsy that reminds me of Magritte....taz, y ou might want to look for some of his work as well.
posted by notsnot at 7:50 AM on September 12, 2004


It's always nice to know all that art education of mine isn't going to waste. Now if I could just find some way to become wealthy with it. :D
posted by Orb at 1:53 AM on September 13, 2004


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