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Maurits Cornelis (M. C.) Escher (1898-1972) b. Netherlands

Escher - Lizards

“Order is repetition of units. Chaos is multiplicity with rhythm..” - http://agutie.homestead.com/files/escher/escher_quotes_1.html

Media emphasis: mathematically inspired print maker, illustrator

Art movement(s): not affiliated

Glossary of Art Movements from Infoplease

Principles and elements of design: balance, contrast, emphasis, pattern, rhythm, shape, space, value

Helpful links: http://www.mcescher.com

Escher - Eye

Escher - Butterflies

Escher - Eightheads

Escher - Encounter

Escher - Fish-eye Balcony
Escher - Hands
Escher - Self Portrait - 1929
Escher - Sphere
Escher - Spiralen
Escher - Stairs
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