The “disappearing” Sir Stamford Raffles statue  along along the Singapore River on 29 Dec. When viewed from the suggested vantage point, the Sir Stamford Raffles statue looks like it’s disappearing, as it blends into the surrounding skyline. This is the result of an optical illusion created by strategic paintwork adhered over the polymarble surface. The trick-eye effect was created by local artist Teng Kai Wei, who specialises in public sculptures. Photo: Najeer Yusof/TODAY

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