Happy Birthday M.C. Escher

Dutch graphic artist Maurits Cornelis “M.C. ” Escher was born today June 17, 1898.  The image at left is titled “Drawing Hands” and is representative of Escher’s famous eye-ending, mathematically inspired drawings.   “Drawing Hands” was created in 1948, and is also viewable on the official M.C. Escher website.  This site also has images of Escher’s work. If you’d rather get something to take home with you, stop by the library and pick up some our items by/about M.C. Escher:

The Graphic Work of M.C. Escher, Introduced and explained by the artist; translated from the Dutch by John Brigham.

The World of M.C. Escher, (written by Escher himself), edited by J.L. Locher

M.C.  Escher, his life and complete graphic work, with a fully illustrated catalogue – with essays by Bruno Ernst, M.C. Escher; edited by J.L. Locher; translated from the Dutch by Tony Langham and Plym Peters.

Metamorphose: M.C. Escher 1898-1972 (Video, 60 min.)

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