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Fool the Eye: Addressing Illusion in Contemporary Art

Presented by Racine Art Museum at Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

Feb 09 2022
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Sep 24 2022
Fool the Eye: Addressing Illusion in Contemporary Art

Paul Dressang, Untitled (Doctor's Bag II), ca. 2005, Glazed porcelain with lustres, 6 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 11 inches, Racine Art Museum, Gift of David and Jacqueline Charak, Photography: Jon Bolton

This exhibition, with works drawn from Racine Art Museum’s collection, features contemporary interpretations of trompe l’oeil (fool or deceive the eye) technique.

Traditionally, the phrase trompe l’oeil (French for fool or deceive the eye) is associated with two-dimensional imagery that appears to be three-dimensional space or objects. While the phrase gained popularity in the early nineteenth century, illusionistic images—especially as associated with

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$7
Children under 12 are FREE with paid adult admission, maximum 3

Seniors (age 62 and over)
$5

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$5

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  • Jul 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Fri)
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