Oscar Reutersvärd drew many impossible figures during his lifetime. These figures and drawings have inspired many artists in the past and will continue to do so for quite some time. The following example of one of Reutersvärd’s “impossible windows” was created by Catherine Leah Palmer. Two additional examples of impossible windows can be viewed by […]
Oscar Reutersvärd, born in Sweden in 1915, is often referred to as “the father of the impossible figure”. He earned this title by being the first artist to explore impossible figures. Over his lifetime, he literally drew thousands of impossible figures. Today, artists are still learning from his works, creating derivatives of his creations and […]
The Penrose triangle was first created by Oscar Reutersvärd in the 1930′s. It is also referred to as the Penrose tribar or the impossible triangle. A figure of this shape could not possibly exist in the real world.