M. C. Escher

(Dutch, 1898 - 1972)

(fish & boats) new year's greeting card - 1949 by m. c. escher

M. C. Escher

(Fish & Boats) New Year's Greeting Card - 1949, 1948

(monk) bookplate by m. c. escher

M. C. Escher

(Monk) Bookplate, 1942

(unicorns) new year's greeting card - 1951 by m. c. escher

M. C. Escher

(Unicorns) New Year's Greeting Card - 1951, 1950

(well) new year's greeting card - 1947 by m. c. escher

M. C. Escher

(Well) New Year's Greeting Card - 1947, 1946

ascending & descending by m. c. escher

M. C. Escher

Ascending & Descending, 1960

belvedere by m. c. escher

M. C. Escher

Belvedere, 1958

Biografie

Chronologie

1898
Born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands
1918 - 1919
Attends Technical College in Delft
1919 - 1922
Studied at the School of Architecture and Ornamental Design in Haarlem
1924
Married Jetta Umiker and settled in Rome until 1935
1972
Died in Hilversum

Ausstellungen

2008
M.C. Escher - Gl. Holtegaard, Holte (solo)
M.C. Escher: Rhythm of Illusion - Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI (solo)
Approximately Infinite Universe - New Jerseyy, Basel
To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Contemporary Art - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
2007
An Escher Block Party - The Katzen Arts Center at American University, Washington, DC (solo)
M.C. Escher - Rhythm of Illusion - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (solo)
2006
Illusion und Wirklichkeit. M.C. Escher - Adolf Luther - Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
2003
Das Endlose Rätsel - Dali und die Magier der Mehrdeutigkeit - Stiftung Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf
Maurits Escher (1889-1972) - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (solo)
2002
M.C. Escher - Bunkamura, Tokyo (solo)

Literatur

1990
'Visions of Symmetry: Notebooks, Periodic Drawings, and Related Works of M.C. Escher' by Doris Schattschneider
1989
'Escher on Escher: Exploring the Infinite'
1986
'M.C. Escher: Art and Science', edited by H.M.S. Coxeter, R. Penrose and M.L. Teuber
1983
'M.C. Escher, 29 Master Prints'
1981
'Leven en Werk van M.C. Escher' (M.C. Escher. His Life and Complete Graphic Work) by F.H. Bool, J.R. Krist, J.L. Locher and F. Wierda
1979
'Goedel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid' by Douglas Hofstadter
1976
'De Toverspiegel van M.C. Escher' by Bruno Ernst
1971
'De werelden van M.C. Escher' (The World of M.C. Escher)
1965
'Symmetry Aspects of M.C. Escher's Periodic Drawings' by Caroline H. MacGillavry
1959
'Grafiek en tekeningen M.C. Escher' (The Graphic Work of M.C. Escher)