Exhibit at Linda Hall Library examines the simple art of the puzzle

The Rubik’s Cube may be the best known of all geometric puzzles, but it turns out there’s a whole world of 3-D brainteasers out there that will not only satisfy your inner nerd, but light up aesthetic nerve centers in your brain as well.

More than a dozen examples of such puzzlers hand-carved in wood by Stewart Coffin, the world’s most esteemed designer of interlocking puzzles, are now at the Linda Hall Library.

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