anamorphic sculptures by jonty hurwitz anamorphic sculptures by jonty hurwitz
jan 21, 2013

anamorphic sculptures by jonty hurwitz

anamorphic sculptures by jonty hurwitz ‘yogi banker’ by jonty hurwitz copper and chrome / 75 x 52 x 36 cmphoto © niina keks and otto pierrotto / courtesy the artist

 

 

 

through the language of trompe l’oeil, london-based artist jonty hurwitz creates anamorphic sculptures which only reveal themselves once facing a reflective cylinder. the pieces are heavily based on mathematical algorithm where the π factor is integral – the distortion of the artwork projected is counteracted  at the centre of the pillar and a ‘sweet spot’ needs to be achieved through careful positioning to eventually realize the complete, recognizable object. the work intersects the realms of science and art in order to enter the mind-bending world of illusion. hurwitz will be presenting his work at the upcoming kinetica art fair starting on the 28th of february, 2013.

the anamorphic sculptures which only reveal themselves once facing a reflective cylinderphoto © niina keks and otto pierrotto / image courtesy the artist

the pieces are heavily based on mathematical algorithm where the π factor is integral photo © niina keks and otto pierrotto / image courtesy the artist

at the centre of the pillar is a ‘sweet spot’ that needs to be achieved through careful positioning to eventually realize the complete, recognizable objectphoto © niina keks and otto pierrotto/ image courtesy the artist

‘the kiss of chytrid’acrylic, resin, powder and steel / size: 64 x 64 x 36 cm image © jonty hurwitz

the work intersects the realms of science and art in order to enter the mind-bending world of illusionimage © jonty hurwitz

image © jonty hurwitz

image © jonty hurwitz

 

 

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