New! 3D Illusion Drawings by Alessandro Diddi Alessandro Diddi ’s anamorphic art is not photorealistic , and that’s a good thing because the rough outlines and shading keeps our minds set that these are pencil drawings, which ends up accentuating the illustrated characters as if they are coming to life from sheets of paper. Like Animation, seeing a 2D sketch become a 3D moving character, there’s definitely a wow factor.
Architecture of Independence - African Modernism Vitra Design Museum Gallery "When many countries in Central and Sub-Saharan Africa gained their independence in the 1960s, experimental and futuristic architecture became a principal means by which the young nations expressed their national identities. The exhibition in the Vitra Design Museum Gallery is one of the first presentations of this remarkable period of more recent architectural history. This exhibition was researched and curated by architect and author Manuel Herz, with a substantial contribution by photographer Iwan Baan. The exhibition documents more than 80 buildings in five countries; Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia, Ghana and Senegal. The often heroic and daring designs of parliament buildings, central banks, stadiums, conference centers, universities and independence memorials mirror the forward-looking spirit that was dominant in these countries at the time. However, this architecture also represe