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May 25, 2010

Un-Distort

devadutta @ 11:30 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1274830237 ) Play

Modified version of a question sent in by raklodramA. Congrats on your first GQHero trophy :)

What are paintings/art forms like this called? Fake cookie points if you can identify the dude in 2.

P.S: Apologies about the delay in moderating so many questions. It will be done soon.

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Answer:

Anamorphic Art. The dude in 2 is none other than JRD Tata


35 Responses to “Un-Distort”

  1. shenoyvarun86
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    anamorphic portrait


  2. umang

    anamorphosis &
    dude in 2 is jrd tata


  3. Anamorphic Painting :)


  4. Logik
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    Anamorphic Painting Illusion.

    And,from an old email forward – J.R.D.Tata


  5. Rogi
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    Anamorphosis
    Steel Magnate, JRD Tata


  6. Anamorphosis and JRD Tata


  7. krudebox
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    Anamorphic Art, JRD Tata.
    Am I the only one who’s sensing Deja Vu?


  8. shrik
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    Anamorphic portraits, with the latter showing the truly great JRD Tata.


  9. bulldozer

    >>Fake cookie points if you can identify the dude in 2
    JRD Tata


  10. Rahulk
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    Anamorphic painting of JRD Tata


  11. Raghuvansh
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    Anamorphic art.


  12. Dibyo
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    a painting at the tata museum in jamshedpur, and you put a rod and see jrd tata in the reflection

    this is an example of anamorphosis


  13. Anamorphic art.
    J R D Tata


  14. JRD TATA!!!
    anamorphic paintings


  15. bharath357

    Anamorphic paintings/art
    JRD Tata is the dude


  16. Qbrain
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    These kind of paintings/art forms are called “Anamorphic art”. “Anamorphosis” is another name. The person in the pic 2 is “JRD Tata”


  17. sandesh

    – Anamorph Cylindrical Paintings
    – JRD Tata


  18. yaksha
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    Anamorphic Cylinder


  19. anamorphosis. JRD Tata.


  20. Vishnu

    Anamorphic portrait of JRD Tata


  21. varuns88
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    Anamorphic Art, JRD Tata


  22. dineshk
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    Anamorphosis painting of JRD Tata using a cylindrical projection. The most famous example of the technique is Holbein’s “The Ambassadors”.


  23. nishansolo

    Anamorphic Painting/Art form

    JRD Tata is the dude I guess.


  24. Prasanth
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    no clue what the answer is. i just wanted to say “apology accepted, general.” all i need now is a lightsaber and a black mask.


  25. Treyambak Madyalkar

    anamorphosis. jrd tata.


  26. reddevil_ani

    anamorphosis, J R D tata


  27. kapinjal sharma

    They are called Anamorph Cylindrical Paintings. The person is Jamshedji Tata. This is found in the Tata museum in Jamshedpur.

    ……..kapinjal sharma, Guwahati


  28. Aparna
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    JRD Tata Anamorphic portrait


  29. the painting is created so that it makes no sense unless seen from the cylindrical mirror kept at the centre. but i dont know what it is called. atleast i will get the cookie points; the dude in pic2 is jrd tata.


  30. Planner

    2 pic—-JRD Tata


  31. Bharath
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    anamorphosis…specifically mirror anamorphosis the second pic is JRD tata


  32. Vardhan Shenoy

    1)Anamorphosis

    2) JRD Tata


  33. udupendra
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    (mirror) anamorphosis


  34. mankuTimma
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    Anamorphosis.
    The person seen is JRD Tata.


  35. Anamorphosis or Anamorphic art – specifically mirror anamorphosis.


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