He was dismissed by the art world and venerated by mathematicians … he rejected both Mick Jagger’s and Stanley Kubrick’s attempts to schmooze him. So who was the mysterious MC Escher, master of illusion?
Escher It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. - Anais Nin (Art - M.
ESCHER – Drawing Hands, lithograph - Escher is one of the greatest masters of printmaking and illusion of the century. In this lithograph, he shows a neverending circle of creation through two drawing hands.