Image: Pseudo Labyrinth
(Alsedziai, Lithuania, 1917 - 2010, Vilnius, Lithuania)

Pseudo Labyrinth , 1969

Acrylic on canvas
79 in. x 79 in. (200.66 cm x 200.66 cm)
Gift of Jan and Ingeborg van der Marck
installed in "Art as Pattern", 1/3/1978 - 5/1/1978
In Pseudo Labyrinth, Varnelis rendered a mazelike pattern with the illusion of three-dimensionality. The artist used light and shadow to create soft undulations that clash with hard edges, challenging the viewer to unlock the key to this optical puzzle.
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