Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Description

Shown on the side of this building is the optical illusion trompe l’oeil. Translated, the term stands for “deceive the eye”. This technique is achieved by using realistic imagery in order to give the optical illusion that the image is in 3D.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trompe-l'œil

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Mural painting and decoration -- Washington, DC;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

District of Columbia

City Name

Washington, D.C.

Keywords

trompe l’oeil, street scene, murals, Washington, DC

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