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The Illusion of Love [Preview]

How do we fool thee? Let us count the ways that illusions play with our hearts and minds

HIDDEN ROMANCE
Ambiguity and camouflage both make it difficult to understand what you are seeing. In this painting by Jim Warren, Seven Hearts, the hearts are hidden in the romantic scenery (upper left). Warren also painted Romantic Day (upper right) and Last Embrace (left).

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