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anamorphosis

[‚an·ə′mȯr·fə·səs]
(evolution)
Gradual increase in complexity of form and function during evolution of a group of animals or plants. Also known as anamorphism.
(graphic arts)
A drawing which appears to be distorted unless viewed from a particular angle or with a special device.
(optics)
The production of a distorted image by an optical system.

anamorphosis

anamorphosis
A drawing which appears to be distorted unless viewed from a particular angle or with a special device.
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Their new home is a wide open space flooded with light and decorated with bright shocks of navigational flower wallpaper, an anamorphic projection of the Trial of Galileo and a carpet patterned with the DNA's double helix.
We read of anamorphic projection in The Ambassadors, but not of the paradox it generates (as Peter Parshall noted, one must "un-see" the portraits in order properly to see the projected item).
The latter, a vertical lattice of stainless steel and rebar with a surface coating of robin's-egg blue, suggested an anamorphic projection of Carl Andre's laconic squares, here torqued ninety degrees.