Forty years ago today on March 27, 1972, Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher died. As you have probably realised, if you are a Deskarati regular, we are big fans and recommend a look at our Escher Page. 

M.C. Escher became well-known in the mid 20th century for prints in which he used realistic detail to achieve bizarre optical illusions, such as staircases that appear to lead both up and down from the same level. His work assumed a Surrealist flavour as he began depicting unexpected metamorphoses of mundane objects. His works were of interest to mathematicians, cognitive psychologists, and the general public and were widely reproduced throughout the 20th century.

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  1. Geza Zake says:

    My comment this beautiful intellectual Esher graphics:

    Black and white rectangular field perpendicular to develop the black and white silhouettes of birds.
    Birds are flying in opposite directions and disappear into a black and white setting.
    These environments mirror each other united in the gray areas from which birds are born again.
    Two rivers, one black and one white are symbols of polarity, and black and white bird field polarity structure converting one into another.
    Revived dynamic performances and the image frequency.
    In this picture are all essential notions of philosophy and content, including Origins as united state black and white birds.
    All routes are complementary and polar and their union are black boxes from which the birds occur.
    Thus a complementary interactive dynamics between the polar of birds rivers optical perception is this picture.
    This is a picture of the whole – the totality of the Being.

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