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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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Selection Number: 61166411 (US) / 61166410 (CDN) Layers: Dual Layers Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.
In real life it looks like the person is just standing on the pavement, but with the anamorphic lens in place the whole image comes to life in 3D.
He was inspired by the use of anamorphic perspective in the work of the Old Masters, adapting it to craft street compositions that appear to rise from, or fall into, the ground.
The Master Anamorphic family was launched in September 2012 with the unveiling of the
Viewing the situation in Britain, Steve Chibnall concludes that even though anamorphic films accounted for well under twenty percent of total output in the five years following the introduction of CinemaScope, more ambitious filmmakers embraced the technology as a way to impart a touch of class to their cash-strapped productions.
Uklanski's project is rife with the confusions and anamorphic displacements that Lacan has called the "gaze imagined by me in the field of the other," an other who looks, from a certain angle, like a former president.
The artist took up his distinctive form of art 55 years ago, and has continued the style to this day, producing thousands of cylindrical anamorphic art works.
This allows a constant image height display of 4:3, 16:9 and 2:35 scope content without an additional anamorphic lens.
Other "trick" films share this structure: the anamorphic revelation is followed by a compulsory reviewing, typically in the form of montage, so that the viewer may see the anamorphic truth, may be "unseated" and placed in this new, unconventional perspective.
Selection is possible between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and pillar-box 4:3 video formats.
According to him, this approach to the problem of the influence of visual culture based on its reception offers the possibility to include images that modern readers would not recognize as equivalent to anamorphic images but that could have been understood as such by men of letters and readers of the time.
Building upon Jurgis Baltrusaitis's 1955 study of anamorphic perspective and Hubert Damisch's 1987 study of the origins of perspective, Massey argues that the history of perspective from its earliest employment until Lacan's anamorphic explication of the Gaze as radically split, demonstrates a fundamental, paradoxical contradiction between, embodied viewpoint and representational field.