Magic & realism – the two don’t really match, do they? But Rob Gonsalves, a Canadian painter of magic realism, demonstrates great skills in merging the two different worlds in his unique and surrealistic optical illusion artworks. Inspired by such great artists as Dali, Tanguy, Magritte and Escher, Gonsalves developed his own unique style by combining his architectural knowledge with the love for painting.
Face in the trees: an illusion. I have been called a wordsmith. I have been called a word merchant. I usually refer to myself as a used word salesman. But, basically, all of us who write are magicians who use words to deal in illusions. It’s... Read more