Friday, July 25, 2008

Vertigo at home

I know you don't come here looking for anything though-provoking or intelligent. In fact, you probably leave this blog a little bit dumber. No offense to your brain cells, but that's the way I like it.

Please pardon me for a moment while I take a detour to post some ART. Yeah, you heard me. ART. These photos are the work of Li Wei.

His images are not photoshopped--they are all real. Well, real in an optical illusion-ish way. The Chinese artist uses "props such as mirror, metal wires, scaffolding and acrobatics." Not so hard to believe with the photo above. It's just a fake floor with a hole cut out for the head. Cool, but not really a big deal.

But what about this one?

I don't know about you, but this freaks my shit right out. Makes me stop breathing for a moment.

I get a little sweaty with this one. Sir, please, don't let go of the baby!

Can't you just imagine this guy inching out there and carefully standing up? EEK!

The artist's work isn't all turn-you-knees-to-jello; some are just plain creepy and/or amazing. For example,

To see more, go here.

Now we take you back to your regularly scheduled programming:

Photos found via Very Short List (except for the Pam Anderson one, which was found on tmz)


Leah said...

In the immortal words of Keanu Reeves: Whoa.

Amanda said...

SGM, only 4 words for you:
Art on a Stick.

jozette said...

First, hahahahaha. GREAT finish.

Second, ahwawaweewa. (did you get the borat out of that?) those photos are insane. i'm going to go stare at them more.

Megan said...

Loved those, thanks!

katiedid said...

You are the Queen of making me LOL. I had to show the office.