The Penn and Teller documentary, Tim’s Vermeer, has been buzzing about for a while now, but the film’s first trailer is finally here. The picture follows inventor Tim Jenison in his attempts to recreate the photorealistic paintings of of Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer. Since Vermeer’s works predate the invention of the camera by 150 years, Jenison sought about discovering the painter’s secrets; his revelation may just send shockwaves through the art history community.
Check out the first trailer for Tim’s Vermeer below (via Yahoo!):
Renowned illusionists and professional debunkers Penn & Teller unite for this documentary investigation into the mysterious methods of Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer, whose photo-realistic paintings predated the invention of the camera by 150 years.