Pic of the Day: Hypnotize


Parmigianino’s 1524 oil painting “Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror” — probably most famous among most non-artists as the image gracing the cover of John Ashbery’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book of poetry of the same name — has been turned into an animated GIF. And boy are we ever entertained. The convex nature of the work has been intensified and repurposed, mutating into a bronze-colored throbbing eyeball. We can’t look away. Click through to see it in action. [via Art Fag City]