MAGIC REALISM ILLUSIONS BY ROBERT GONSALVES

by Ariadna Zierold

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Robert “Rob” Gonsalves is a Canadian painter of magic realism. He produces original works, limited edition prints and illustrations for his own books. Gonsalves’ paintings have a fun way of twisting your perception and causing you to question what in his paintings, if anything, is real.

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Most of his stunning paintings have an unclear boundary between the multiple stories they tell, which forces the viewer to jump back and forth between them – like an optical illusion that changes every time you look at it.

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