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Vaulting the Disproportionate Illusion of a Transparent Wall

Published onJan 22, 2021
Vaulting the Disproportionate Illusion of a Transparent Wall

Image © Rose Frantzen. Reproductions of this image are not permitted unless express consent is provided by the artist.

Vaulting the Disproportionate Illusion of a Transparent Wall, 2017

Rose Frantzen (American, b. 1965)

Oil on linen

On loan from the artist.

The brown bars on the corners of the wall are actually the same size. The bar to the left appears bigger because we see it in relationship to the wall, which recedes in perspective. The blue lines also seem to differ slightly in size but are in fact the same size.

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