Blog: M.C. Escher

  • M.C. Escher: A Farewell to Stairwells

    by Patrick Elliot , 06 October 2015 3 Comments

    Senior Curator, Patrick Elliot, reflects on our summer 2015 exhibition 'The Amazing World of M.C. Escher' closed on 27 September.

    M.C. Escher: A Farewell to Stairwells

    Children enjoying the M.C. Esher inspired maze at Modern Two over the summer

  • Art and Cinema

    by Christopher Ganley, Digital Content & Design Manager, 28 July 2015

    To coincide with our M.C. Escher exhibition and recent screenings of Jim Henson's Escher-esque Labyrinth, 1986, we look at some other film makers inspired by artists.

    Art and Cinema

    Still from Jim Henson's Labyrinth (1986) as influenced by M.C. Escher

  • A very serious game: the work of M.C. Escher

    by Patrick Elliott, 15 June 2015 2 Comments

    Escher was born on this day in 1898. To celebrate his birthday Patrick Elliott, curator of our forthcoming exhibition devoted to the artist gives us an introduction to his extraordinary work.

    A very serious game: the work of M.C. Escher

    M.C. Escher, Day and Night, 1938, Collection Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands. © 2015 The M.C. Escher Company – Baarn, The Netherlands. All rights reserved. www.mcescher.com