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Oscar Reutersvärd

Reutersvärd, "the father of the impossible figure", designed objects that appear solid on the page, but cannot be built.

Here are three of his more than 2500, featured on a set of Swedish stamps.

Swedish Stamp featuring a Reutersvärd 'impossible figure' (1/3)
Swedish Stamp featuring a Reutersvärd 'impossible figure' (2/3)
Swedish Stamp featuring a Reutersvärd 'impossible figure' (3/3)

Word to you, but does it float. Word to you.

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PaulAug 7, 2009
 

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