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Escher Explained

escher at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Escher at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

M. C. (1898-1970) a Dutch artist famous for his very detailed drawings that trick your eyes and make you think you are seeing something that is impossible//

Escher at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Dutch graphic artist. He became well known 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 flavor 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 especially in the 1960s and '70s.