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By on November 21, 2011, with 22 Comments

Laura Jani discovered what seems to be an art installation done by Spanish artist Ivan Puig titled “Hasta la Narices”. If you google for a translation you’ll soon discover it means something similar to “Fed-up”. What is obvious from these shots below, the installation features a “sinking” VW sedan – which in reality is all but that. Update: Laura has also provided this spoof on Puig’s installation, a version that features her own sinking banana. Interesting approach to art, I must say…

  • breandan

    cool, like the banana even though it was easy to see how it was done

  • John

    Love it on the shiny white floor. Looks like it’s flooded in milk.

  • Wilson

    Awesome !

  • Kelsey

    Clever – but in principle, very simple :)

  • Emma

    1st Comment!

    Those look really cool althouh i do admit i realised strait away that they arent really sinking

  • Kimon

    That’s not a sedan. That’s a classic Beetle. Even with only so little left of it, it is instantly recognizable.

    Cool illusion though.

  • edderiofer

    I like the banana. >:D

  • DudeMan

    Love the sunken car! I can imagine walking in that room and feeling like I should be sinking.

  • Care Bear

    You find the coolest stuff.

  • http://www.moillusions.com/2011/11/sinking-volkswagen-installation.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OpticalIllusions+%28Optical+Illusions%29&utm_content=Goog Stardust

    About to take you off my favourites after your last silly attempt to ammuse. How you thought you would survive that is beyod me. Good luck and good bye

  • http://www.moillusions.com/2011/11/sinking-volkswagen-installation.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OpticalIllusions+%28Optical+Illusions%29&utm_content=Goog Stardust

    oh and by the way, this website is accessibe to young children who have shown an interest in illuison, not sexually perverted nonsense

    • Smartguy

      That is not fair because I am a kid. And I love optical illusions.

  • j

    ‘hasta las narices’ literally translates as ‘up to the noses’, which is quite fitting considering the effect the artist is after…

  • eee efff geee

    in the first one look closely…….that gel stiff is a floor there a doors on the wall :D

  • Yanni:)

    im confused- is the illusion that its not actually sinking its just half of it on the floor??

  • http://idiotekmusic.blogspot.com/ RuloCore

    It’s “Hasta las narices”, and it’s a col·loquial expression that, politely, would mean: “I’m fed up of this”.
    Fun fact is that, literally, it means “I’m until the noses” :)

  • Luie

    The transaltion means “Up to your nose” I am guessing because if you were in the sinking VW you would be sinking “up to your nose”

  • Dave

    Nice, very cool.

  • Thomas

    What is the illusion here. You posted an image of a car that appears to be cut at an angle and placed on a shiny floor. People have asked what the actual illusion is and you are not responding to them. I hope that you will respond to me, and explain exactly what the illusion really is. Did he cut the cars roof off and place it on a floor, or was there digital manipulation or what. I just don’t understand this one and it’s driving me up the wall. Thanks, Thomas.

  • Ktee

    its quite obvious…. especially the bananna…. its just cut at n angle and plced on a flat surface

  • Santiago

    Ivan Puig is from Mexico.

  • Aaryash Nayak

    LOL the sinking car happens in GTA