The Amazing World of M.C. Escher

As an accomplished draftsman with a distinctive style and a huge imagination, M.C. Escher has all the trademarks of a great artist. But even if a number of his mind-boggling optical illusions (such as the impossible Waterfall and the never ending staircase in Ascending and Descending) are familiar to almost everyone, the artist behind them has remained a mysterious figure, particularly in the UK. There is only one work by him in a British public collection, and, astonishingly, there has never been a major exhibition dedicated to his work.

Read the full exhibition review here.

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