Showcase: M.C. Escher

Maurits Cornelis Escher was a Dutch graphic artist who made mathematically-inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints. His work features mathematical objects and operations including impossible objects, explorations of infinity, reflection, symmetry, perspective, truncated and stellated polyhedra, hyperbolic geometry, and tessellations.

 

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7 thoughts on “Showcase: M.C. Escher

  1. I’ve had Escher prints on my walls for 20 years. My all-time favorite is the one in the top left corner of your six pack. Are we coming or going? Up or down? It’s fascinating stuff.

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