Eye don't believe it! Hong Kong's first 3D gallery puts you in the picture

Mainland Chinese artists in Seoul create amazing situations for visitors using optical illusions

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 08 July, 2014, 12:40pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 08 July, 2014, 1:45pm

Visitors playfully interact with artwork at the HK 3D Museum which opened to the public yesterday.

South China Morning Post photographer Felix Wong captured some of the most eye-catching images at the new cultural attraction in Tsim Sha Tsui, features dozens of paintings that allow people to immerse themselves in fantasy situations such as escaping from the jaws of a giant snake and being chased by a shark.

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The pieces, which are two-dimensional but appear three-dimensional thanks to optical illusions, were painted by a team of mainly mainland Chinese artists in Seoul.

It is the first museum dedicated to 3D art to open in the city.