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Published on Apr 9, 2013

Amazing Mae West Anamorphic Illusion by Salvador Dalí. This illusion was based upon a 1935 image that the famous surrealist artist Salvador Dalí made entitled, "Face of Mae West Which May Be Used as an Apartment":
and "Mae West Lips Sofa" made in 1937: .

This version in my video is a reproduction of his full 'apartment' which he originally constructed in 1974 at his Theatre-Museum Dalí in the town of Figueres in the Catalonia region of Spain: ( ). This reproduction was made by the Centre Georges Pompidou Museum in Paris, France for a temporary exhibition of a selection of Dalí's art. My video shows that the Pompidou's version featured a video camera and projection system to allow one to see themselves while inside the "apartment".

In my video I do my best to show how this illusion works. I had seen the original in Figueres and looked at photos and a video of it online but didn't find anything that fully captured the illusion and how it worked. With my video here it should be much easier to see the complete picture.

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