M.C. Escher: Rhythm of Illusion

Sunday, January 28, 2007Sunday, April 22, 2007

M.C. Escher, Ascending and Descending, 1960. Lithograph. 22 7/8 x 19 5/8 inches. Lent anonymously. © 2007 The M.C. Escher Company-Holland. All rights reserved. www.mcescher.com

M.C. Escher, Relativity, 1953. Lithograph. 22 x 28 inches. Lent anonymously. © 2007 The M.C. Escher Company-Holland. All rights reserved. www.mcescher.com

M.C. Escher, Liberation, 1955. Lithograph. 28 x 17 3/8 inches. Lent anonymously. © 2007 The M.C. Escher Company-Holland. All rights reserved. www.mcescher.com

M.C. Escher, Scarabs, 1935. Wood engraving, 16 x 22 inches. Portland Art Museum.

This exhibition explored the graphic art of Maurits Cornelius (M. C.) Escher (1898-1972), the 20th-century Dutch master recognized as a predecessor of op art. A cross section of the artist’s works, including several of his lesser known early works and original preparatory drawings, were featured. The Portland Art Museum was the organizing institution.

 

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