Look Twice: 10 Artists Who Specialize in Optical Illusion
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4. Erik Johansson
Erik Johansson isn’t as concerned with capturing moments as he is ideas. The Swedish-born, Berlin-based photographer and retoucher creates intricately layered photo illustrations that combine mind-bending landscapes and surreal concepts.
5. Julian Beever
While previously holding jobs like “photographer’s assistant, tree-planter, carpet-fitter, art teacher, English teacher, street entertainer and Punch and Judy Man,” Julian Beever landed in the perfect career—a world-renowned artist who creates terrifyingly real pavement art with chalk. Take a walk past one of Beever’s works and you could find yourself teetering atop a building in Time Square or sitting on the top of a frighteningly steep ferris wheel.