Figure–ground organization is a type of perceptual grouping which is a vital necessity for recognizing objects through vision. In Gestalt psychology it is known as identifying a figure from the background.
Pinuccio Sciola, Pietre Sonore (1997)
Josef Albers, Walls and Screens (1928)
Labics, Figure background
Labics, Fontana Candida Primary school
Paul Klee, Monument on the Border of the Fertil Country (1929)