These street artists are adding an entirely new dimension to the mundane streets employing the methods of anamorphosis. Anamorphosis is a distorted projection or perspective that require the viewers to use special devices or occupy a specific vantage point to reconstitute the image. This is a compilation of the best 3D street graffiti art illusions by some of the pioneers in this field.
Julian Beever is a British sidewalk chalk artist who has been creating amazing 3D street graffiti art illusions. He uses the method of ‘slant art’ to create illusion that look 3 dimensional when viewed from a particular viewpoint.
Here is another street art from him “Taking the plunge”.
Kurt Wenner is another artist who has taken this art to a realistic level that’s almost surreal. His ‘Greenpeace – million signature’ artwork calling for a ban on the GM crops is the largest of its kind measuring at 72 ft by 72 ft.
Following artwork was created for Corpus Domini Celebration at Bettona, Italy.
This is another of his street art in Italy called ‘Reflections’.
Edgar Müller is one of the world’s top 3-D illusionist street painters. He is credited for creating the first ever street painting which was designed to metamorphose, the image can change from day to night from a giant into a fetus in the uterus, through the use of photo-luminescent paints.
His pavement art of ‘Waterfall’ in Canada is one of the best example of 3D street art.
Manfred Stader is another stalwart in the world of creating 3D illusions on the street. Some of his works are simply breathtaking in terms of magnitude and ambition. This is the largest indoor 3D painting in Singapore.
Here is another of his street art at Frankfurt, Germany, “walking with the lion”.
3D Street art by Eduardo Rolero
Another artist who has been creating some of the best 3D street Graffiti art illusions is, Eduardo Rolero. His focus on the message rather than the visuals sets him apart from the other pioneers. Look at some of his work to understand his clear messaging.