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Relativity, MC Escher (1953)

"Relativity", 1953 (lithograph) by M.C. Escher This is perhaps Escher's best-known print on the theme of relativity. It also is a fine example of Escher's focus on unusual, and often conflicting, points of view.

M.C. Escher

escher / "ascending and descending" 1960 / I LOVE the crossover between mathematics and art. Escher was very influenced by the mathematician Roger Penrose, which is seen here in his rendition of the 'Penrose steps'.


A great series combing landscapes, trees and rivers with portrait photography. Dream Portraits is by Spanish artist and creative photographer Antonio Mora.

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) Modderplas 1952 Houtsnede in zwart, groen en bruin, gedrukt uit 3 blokken. 319mm x 240mm.

Artwork title=Puddle artist=M. Escher type=woodcut Puddle is a woodcut print by the Dutch artist M. Escher which was first printed in February, Escher’s work had become primarily focused on…

Mind pending Clack&White print by MC Escher

MC Escher

architecture sketch

John Ruskin(British, Abbeville 1852 Ink and wash and pencil heightened with white on buff coloured paper - nice idea for antique sketches

M.C. Escher    Rind 1955 wood engraving and woodcut in black, brown, blue-grey and grey, printed from 4 blocks

MC Escher "Rind" 1955 wood engraving and woodcut in black, brown, blue-grey and grey, printed from 4 blocks

The tiny alligator on the dodecahedron, snorting fire, and the two lizards entering and leaving the tessellated plane provide clues that the picture is imaginative but fundamentally about the relationship between two and three dimensional space.

The iconic image of MC Escher's Reptiles lithograph from 1943 has become part of a global cultural legacy. This is particularly true in the technology world where it not only explores tessellations in Mathematics, but also dabbles in a playful absurdity.

wish they had this on display in DC

Maurits Cornelis Escher Snakes 1969 Woodcut in Orange, Green and Black, Printed from Three Blocks