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Eight Heads (1922) by M.C. Escher

Original price $77.00
Original price $77.00 - Original price $470.00
Original price $77.00
Current price $53.90
$53.90 - $470.00
Current price $53.90
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Print Size: 12" x 12"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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M.C. Escher's "Eight Heads": A Mesmerizing Exploration of Perspective, Illusion, and the Limits of Perception

Unveil the enigmatic world of M.C. Escher's "Eight Heads" (1922), a captivating lithograph that plays tricks on our perception. This iconic artwork is now meticulously reproduced on high-quality paper, inviting you to delve into its mesmerizing illusions.

Escher's Techniques: Creating Illusions Through Mathematical Precision

In "Eight Heads," Escher masterfully combines geometry, perspective, and tessellation to create a seemingly impossible scene. Eight human heads appear to emerge from a central point, their faces distorted and intertwined. Escher's precise calculations and attention to detail produce an illusion that defies the boundaries of our visual understanding.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

The symbolism within "Eight Heads" is as intriguing as its visual complexity. The number eight, often associated with infinity, suggests the cyclical nature of life and the interconnectedness of all things. The distorted faces may represent the myriad perspectives and experiences that shape our understanding of the world.

Artistic Context: From Tessellations to Surrealism

"Eight Heads" exemplifies Escher's early fascination with tessellations and mathematical patterns. His exploration of these concepts would later influence the development of surrealism, a movement that sought to disrupt conventional perceptions of reality. "Eight Heads" stands as a testament to Escher's groundbreaking artistic vision.

Feelings Conveyed: Disorientation, Wonder, and the Power of Illusion

Escher's work evokes a sense of disorientation and wonder. It challenges our assumptions about the world and prompts us to question what we see. "Eight Heads" invites us to embrace the power of illusion and to marvel at the infinite possibilities of perception.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality print captures every intricate detail of Escher's original. "Eight Heads" becomes a captivating focal point, stimulating conversation and inspiring contemplation. Its timeless appeal will continue to fascinate generations to come.

Let M.C. Escher's "Eight Heads" transport you to a realm of optical illusions, where the boundaries of perception blur and the wonders of the human mind are revealed.

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Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
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Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
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