Tag: Smoke and mirrors

  • The Magical Deceit (Exhibition review)

    The Magical Deceit (Exhibition review)

    All photos courtesy of the Wellcome Collection. Everyone loved magic when they were little. Grand spectacles and fantastic miracles, magicians seemed to have powers mere mortals couldn’t dream of possessing. We could watch a pencil disappear into thin air and would be convinced that something supernatural was at play. Everything is different now. As adults,…