anamorphosis

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Synonyms for anamorphosis

the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes

a distorted projection or perspective

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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.
Taking a clue from the way in which artists developed anamorphic projections in the sixteenth century, it appears that the illusion is best detected by examining the work from a sharp right angle.