Austrian Artist Turns Ordinary Architectural Spaces into Optical Illusions
Vienna-based artist Peter Kogler is a master of the computer-generated art. He has been in the field for 30 years, and his optical illusion rooms are among his most extraordinary works. The artist combines architecture and new media art to create some astonishingly deceptive installation artworks.
Kogler turns ordinary physical spaces like gallery rooms, lobbies, and transit centers into hypnotizing settings by plastering their walls with unusual monochromatic art. The digitally created patterns of warped lines that twist and turn on a white background, varying in thickness and density, make the place feel somehow like a giant unsteady net of ropes and threads.
The artist’s works have been on show in galleries like the ING Art Center in Brussels and ERES-Stiftung in Munich. Here, take a look at some of Kogler’s overwhelming installations.