By artist Anthony Howe. Towering kinetic sculptures that twist and turn with hypnotic motion.

What is Kinetic Art?

Regia Marinho


It’s an art movement. It’s art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer.

Kinetic art is art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or depends on motion for its effect. Canvas paintings that extend the viewer’s perspective of the artwork and incorporate multidimensional movement are the earliest examples of kinetic art. Wikipedia.

Here is an undulating kinetic artwork by Scale Collective.

It blends organic movement and architectural forms in an amazing installation. Created for the Constellations Festival in Metz, France, “Flux”.

An undulating kinetic artwork by Scale Collective blends organic movement and architectural forms. It has 48 beams of light that stretch 1.5-meters-long and are spaced 40 centimeters apart.

In this video, Anthony Howe discusses creating the cauldron for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Howe is a kinetic wind sculptor from Orcas Island, Washington.

These optical illusions force the viewer to engage with the artwork in a different way and see various perspectives.

Artwork by Sergi Cadenas.

Artist Sergi Cadenas takes a unique and thoroughly modern approach to this age-old tradition by creating paintings that contain dual images.

They transform as you move from one side of the piece to the other. In one of his works, the face of a woman ages several years when you take few steps in the opposite direction.

Each portrait stands alone as its own artwork, but in moving between the two ends, a transitional third painting emerges as well.

The artist’s paintings show two different subjects, depending on what angle you’re looking at it from.

Yes, it takes technique and precision.

To start…He is an excellent photorealistic painter.
This work is an optical illusion. Kinetic Art.
To achieve this effect…



Regia Marinho

I write about ideas, technology, the future and inspire the world through art. Artist. Civil engineer.