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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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A transformational system means a design which allows 1) anamorphosis to occur and 2) individuals to actualize their fullest potentials in order to actualize the missions of their organizations.
The standard example of anamorphosis in painting, Hans Holbein's 1533 "The Ambassadors," depicts two richly dressed gentlemen surrounded by a variety of objects that indicate their wealth, intellect and prestige.
1) For other works concerning the relationship between literature and anamorphosis, see Greenblatt, Hallyn, and Gilman.
In fact, the overwhelming impact of this show at once plunged the viewer into an almost Baroque exercise in perspectival anamorphosis.
He used a technique called anamorphosis which uses perspective to create 3-D images on two dimensional planes.
Picturing Space, Displacing Bodies: Anamorphosis in Early Modern Theories of Perspective
The phenomenon of visual masking is revealed as anamorphosis in subject's perception of two instantaneous visual stimuli, presented within a short time interval.
His works are created using a projection called anamorphosis which creates the illusion of three dimensions when viewed through a camera lens.
Anamorphosis and visual disjunction, in Titian's paintings and Cervantes's text, forcefully capture and problematize these concerns.
I'm a pushover for much of Dali, especially things like Gala and the Angelus of Millet Immediately Preceding the Arrival of the Conic Anamorphosis and Average Atmospherocephalic Bureaucrat in the Act of Milking a Cranial Harp.
The reality seen by a melancholic eye seems to be subordinated to an anamorphosis, an optical distortion which adds an impulse of negation to the existing form--so little is in such a reality substantial, stable, so prevailingly it succumbs to deformation.