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"The Jordan Curve Theorem," by Robert Bosch (Oberlin College Oberlin, OH)

Lasercut woods, 15 x 45 cm, 2015

The Jordan Curve Theorem states that when a simple closed curve is drawn in the plane, it will cut the plane into two regions: the part lies inside the curve (here, the slightly darker-colored inset piece of wood), and the part that lies outside it (here, the slightly brighter and thicker frame). --- Robert Bosch

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American Mathematical Society