The Works of M.C. Escher
M.C. Escher's life and work remains an enigma to most - to the extent that few people even know what the "M" and the "C" stand for. Maurits Cornelis Escher, as he is properly (but not commonly) known, was born in 1898 in Friesland in the northern part of the Netherlands. A poor student, Escher experimented with art in his teenage years, and even dabbled in architecture, poetry and literature.
The Life of Escher
Escher took an unusual approach to art from very early on in his career. Preferring drawings and cuttings to painting techniques, (more)...