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August 14, 2012

Not the tile guy

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1344988748 ) Play
2012-08-27

Stamps commemorating who? Who else did something similar a lot later?

Cracked by: Sumanth Patlolla , Manish Achuth , KK , Rogi , Logik , Ananth , Amarendra Kumar , Saugata Chakraborty , Supritha Maiya and Siddarth Pai

Answer:
Oscar Reutersvärd. The mathematician Roger Penrose independently re-created the Penrose triangle impossible figure years later.

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14 Responses to “Not the tile guy”

  1. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Oscar Reutersvärd, the pioneer of impossible objects.

    Roger Penrose, later independently devised and popularized them in the 1950s


  2. M. C. Escher


  3. Manish Achuth
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    Impossible Objects, Oscar Reutersvard, Penrose of the Penrose steps fame.


  4. KK
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    Swedish artist Oscar Reutersvärd was the first to deliberately design many impossible objects
    In 1956, British psychiatrist Lionel Penrose and his son, mathematician Roger Penrose, submitted a short article to the British Journal of Psychology titled Impossible Objects: A Special Type of Visual Illusion.


  5. Jacques Calerman


  6. Rogi
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    Reutersvard Escher


  7. Logik
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    Escher and Penrose


  8. Ananth
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    M C Escher
    Oscar Reutersvard (Reutersvärd to be precise)


  9. Amarendra Kumar
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    Oscar Reutersvard.
    Maurits Escher.


  10. Saugata Chakraborty

    Oscar Reutersvard, regarded as “the father of the impossible figure”.

    Salvador Dali.


  11. Supritha Maiya
    4

    These are Swedish stamps commemorating Oscar Reutersvärd, the creator of these ‘impossible figures’. M.Escher , a Dutch artist did the same with slight variations.


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  13. Oscar Reutersvard
    MC Escher is who he’s compared with

    Swedish
    so the dots above the a are missing
    the diactrics


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