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Trompe l’oeil: The Art of Illusion

 

ITALY-10356
Cinecitta, Italy

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion.
The great task in life is to find reality.
– Iris Murdoch

FRANCE-10303
Bordeaux, France
BURMA-11001
Myanmar / Burma

There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

ARCTIC-10010NF7
Arctic
INDIA-11978NF7
Ladakh, India

I’m obsessed with trompe l’oeil –
the idea of something that is existing and
is not existing.
– Alessandro Michele

BIO-11134
Rome, Italy

 

CHILE-10005
Santiago, Chile

 

TIBET-11255
Lhasa, Tibet

 

RUSSIA-10152
Moscow, Russia

Is not this whole world an illusion?
– Angela Carter

USA_MEX-10024
USA / Mexico Border 

 

USA-11529NF
Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA

 

GERMANY-10056
Berlin, Germany

 

ITALY-10287NF2
Perugia, Italy

What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story.
And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream,
and dreams themselves are only dreams.
– Pedro Calderon de la Barca

INDIA-11401
Illusionist/ Entertainer in Rajasthan, India

By Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than thirty years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name.

To read more about Steve go to www.stevemccurry.com/bio

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