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The Looters, one of the few remaining pieces Banksy produced during his blast through Crescent City in 2008, just three years after Hurricane Katrina, depicts a pair of soldiers taking electronics through a trompe l'oeil window.
Hanlon sought to transform Lina Hoss into a reincarnation of Ziggy Stardust, her dirty-blonde buzz cut topped in a trompe l'oeil mullet that was dyed a fiery tangerine.
The trompe l'oeil case around the front door is my interpretation of a detail in the Chinese Bedroom at Claydon House.
The super was spotted yesterday in New York City having traded her high-impact windblown lengths for a trompe l'oeil bob born of a simple styling trick: the strategic tuck.
In Atami, the photographer and his friends paid about $9 to get into the Trick Art Museum, where visitors can take photos in trompe l'oeil paintings.
With rumors swirling that the transformation was the result of a full 15 hours in the colorist's chair, rather than the handiwork of a temporary trompe l'oeil wig, only a front row appearance at New York Fashion Week will tell.
Inspired in part by sets from the Ballets Russes and working in a fanciful vein similar to the sets that Feinstein created for Marc Jacobs's Fall 2012 runway show, the works are a thrilling feat of trompe l'oeil.
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Origin and Etymology of trompe l'oeil
First Known Use: 1889See Words from the same year
TROMPE L'OEIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trompe l'oeil for English Language Learners
: a style of painting in which things are painted in a way that makes them look like real objects
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