Worst Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet of Vik Muniz

Brazilian-born Vik Muniz uses charm, bulldozers, chocolate sauce, and chartered planes to create and explain his celebrated conceptual art.

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Series
Independent Lens
Premiere Date
October 14, 2003
Length
60 minutes
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Director

Anne-Marie Russell

Producer

Paige West

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The Film

Worst Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet of Vik Muniz is an exhilarating look at the work of the Brazilian-born contemporary conceptual artist and rising star Vik Muniz — sculptor, photographer, and self-proclaimed magician. Muniz, best known for his book Seeing Is Believing, uses his knowledge of and interest in the history of photography to demonstrate how we, as viewers, can easily be deceived by the images around us.

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