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In Mesquitas Classroom (1920) by M.C. Escher

Original price $99.00
Original price $99.00 - Original price $1,427.00
Original price $99.00
Current price $69.30
$69.30 - $1,427.00
Current price $69.30
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Print Size: 12" x 16"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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M.C. Escher's "Mesquitas Classroom": An Enchanting Conundrum of Geometric Illusion and Mathematical Precision

Step into the mind-bending realm of M.C. Escher's "Mesquitas Classroom" (1920), where geometry and illusion converge to create a visual paradox that continues to fascinate and challenge. This meticulously reproduced canvas print offers a breathtaking insight into Escher's genius, inviting you to unravel its captivating secrets.

Escher's Precision: Constructing a World of Mathematical Harmony

In "Mesquitas Classroom," Escher employs precise geometric forms and mathematical principles to craft an impossible yet alluring space. The clean lines and sharp angles of the classroom's architecture contrast with the soft, flowing shapes of the students, creating a sense of tension and intrigue. Each element is carefully placed, contributing to the overall optical illusion.

Illusions within Illusions: A Play on Perspective and Depth

Escher masterfully plays with perspective and depth in this artwork. The classroom appears to be both two-dimensional and three-dimensional simultaneously. The students seem to be sitting on a narrow ledge, yet they are also depicted as walking within the classroom. This blurring of boundaries challenges our perception of reality and invites us to question what we see.

Symbolic Elements: Hidden Meanings and Cultural Context

Beyond its visual trickery, "Mesquitas Classroom" is laden with symbolic elements. The Moorish architecture and the presence of students suggest a blend of cultures and a fascination with the Islamic world. Escher's inclusion of himself as a self-portrait adds a personal touch, inviting viewers to consider the artist's own perspective on the scene.

Artistic Innovation: Paving the Way for Surrealism and Modern Art

Escher's exploration of illusion and geometry in "Mesquitas Classroom" had a profound impact on the art world. His work influenced the development of Surrealism, with its focus on the irrational and the subconscious. Escher's techniques also paved the way for modern artists to experiment with optical illusions and spatial ambiguity.

Experience the Illusion in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print captures the intricate detail and vibrant colors of Escher's original. "Mesquitas Classroom" becomes a captivating centerpiece in any room, inviting contemplation and provoking conversations about art, illusion, and the nature of reality. Its timeless appeal ensures that it will continue to enchant and inspire generations to come.

Allow M.C. Escher's "Mesquitas Classroom" to transport you into a world of mathematical wonder and visual deception. Let it spark your imagination, challenge your perceptions, and remind you of art's ability to transcend the boundaries of the ordinary.

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Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
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