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Oscar Reutersvärd, Master of Illusion

Oscar Reutersvärd (1915-2002) has been called the "father of the impossible figure." 

Oscar Reutersvärd, Master of Illusion

He created many drawings that looked solid, but that couldn't actually be built in three dimensions.

Oscar Reutersvärd, Master of Illusion

One of his best known illusions is the impossible staircase, made even more famous by Roger Penrose and M.C. Escher.
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Oscar Reutersvärd on Wikipedia

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2 Comments on Gurney Journey: Oscar Reutersvärd, Master of Illusion

  • Fredrik Arnerup
    on January 20, 2022 | 03:41 Fredrik Arnerupsaid :
    "Correction: It is Reutersvärd, not -swäld."
  • James Gurney
    on January 20, 2022 | 08:04 James Gurneysaid :
    "Thanks, Frederik. It's fixed now. Don't know how I missed that."
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