Can you make sense of it? Ancient Parisian palace is flipped 'upside down' in vast optical illusion

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  • Designer Pierre Delavie used a canvas almost 13,000 square foot in size to cover Paris’ Conciergerie 
  • The image on the canvas creates the illusion that the building’s interior halls have been turned upside down
  • It was created to mark the city’s annual Nuit Blanche festival – an-all night celebration of art and culture

Annabel Fenwick Elliott for MailOnline

An old building in Paris has just been given a somewhat unusual makeover.

Designer Pierre Delavie has used a canvas almost 13,000 square feet in size to create an optical illusion on the landmark Conciergerie building, located on the Ile de la Cite overlooking the Seine.

Describing it as an ‘urban lie’ intended to confuse viewers, Mr Delavie created it for the annual Nuit Blanche festival – an all-night celebration of art and…

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