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Minimalist Optical Illusion Art

Erika Zolli's New Black and White Series Plays Tricks on the Eyes

— July 24, 2017 — Art & Design
Erika Zolli, a fine art photographer who's based out of Milan, Italy, recently expanded her portfolio with a series that's made up of black and white images that displace the subjects that they contain due to their use of optical illusions.

Called 'Geometric Variants,' the series seems to be set in a far off universe where space and gravity doesn't have the same power that it has on Earth. For the most part, the images that comprise the series tend to focus on women, who are often pictured alone in the mostly blank spaces that they inhabit. This focus on individuals gives the images a slightly poetic vibe as well, as they comment on the sense of isolation that one might experience.
Trend Themes
1. Optical Illusion Art - There is an opportunity to create new forms of art that challenge traditional perceptions and engage viewers through interactive optical illusions.
2. Minimalist Photography - Photographers can explore minimalist techniques to capture the essence of the subject and create visually striking images.
3. Displacement and Illusion - Artists can experiment with disorientation and illusion to create thought-provoking and visually captivating artworks.
Industry Implications
1. Fine Art Photography - Fine art photographers can leverage optical illusions and minimalist approaches to create unique and engaging works of art.
2. Graphic Design - Graphic designers can incorporate optical illusions into their designs to create attention-grabbing visuals for various marketing and advertising campaigns.
3. Interior Design - Interior designers can utilize optical illusions to transform spaces and create visually stimulating environments for their clients.
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