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Lever House has a new installation by Richard Dupont…nine naked men Duponts in the lobby and you can get the perfect view only from one angle. It’s a full body scan of him from General Dynamics, on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. This is what he had to say…

“The viewer walks around the figures and gets all these different perspectives as the surfaces change. That’s one way the distortions are interesting, because no two perspectives are the same. A lot of people see them and think they’re flat, then realize they’re objects—that’s a hard thing for the brain to process immediately. But it’s not just retinal, it’s also physiological: There’s a queasiness, an anxiety caused by the brain not being able to understand the two things at once.”

Here is a video and interview with the curator of the Lever House.

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