Painting a Panorama on Sphere

SUBHEAD: Artist paints detailed image of street intersection somewhere in Japan onto a sphere.

By mark Frauenfelder on 28 October 2019 for BoingBoing -

Image above: Still frame from video below.

This is a spherical painting of a street intersection somewhere in Japan. I don't know who the artist is, but the effect is amazing.

Video above: All views of Japanese intersection painted onto a sphere. Note manhole below where feet of viewpoint. See (