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M.C. Escher

M.C. Escher’s visions of strange worlds, impossible objects, and incredible tesselations form an extraordinary bridge between art and mathematics. Critics often revile Escher and try to dismiss him as a creator of “decorative patterns” and “visual tricks”; and of course, he can’t possibly be a Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Parmigianino’s Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror; Francesco Mazzola, called Parmigianino Oil on curved wooden panel, roughly 9 inches (24 cm) in diameter (without frame). Link is to zoomable version on the Google Art Project; there is a downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; the original is in Read More …