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Skull (1917) 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 "Skull": A Mind-Bending Exploration of Perspective, Illusion, and the Nature of Reality

Unleash the enigmatic world of M.C. Escher's "Skull" (1917), now meticulously recreated on high-quality canvas. This visually arresting masterpiece invites you to question the boundaries of perception and delve into the depths of illusion.

Escher's Precision: Creating Illusions with Mathematical Precision

In "Skull," Escher's meticulous attention to detail and mathematical precision create an illusion that transcends the two-dimensional plane. The intricate play of positive and negative space transforms the skull into a morphing, ambiguous form. His mastery of perspective draws viewers into a labyrinth of visual trickery, challenging their understanding of what they see.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

The skull has long been a symbol of mortality and the transience of life. Escher's "Skull" explores this theme through its paradoxical nature. It simultaneously suggests both life and death, inviting viewers to contemplate the duality of existence. The skull's position within a cube, a symbol of stability and order, further enhances this sense of tension.

Artistic Context: From Early Influences to Surrealist Master

"Skull" belongs to Escher's early period, during which he experimented with perspective and illusion. This exploration would become a defining characteristic of his work, influencing the surrealist movement and beyond. "Skull" showcases Escher's ability to blend mathematical principles with artistic imagination, creating a unique and unforgettable visual experience.

Feelings Conveyed: Wonder, Confusion, and the Relativity of Perception

Escher's "Skull" evokes a sense of wonder and confusion. It challenges our perception of reality, forcing us to question what we see and what it means. The skull's ambiguous form and the interplay of positive and negative space create a disorienting yet captivating effect. This masterpiece invites viewers to embrace the relativity of perception and explore the limits of human understanding.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print captures every detail and nuance of Escher's original. "Skull" becomes a mesmerizing focal point in any room, sparking conversations and stimulating introspection. Fade-resistant inks ensure that the illusionary power of this masterpiece will endure for generations.

Let M.C. Escher's "Skull" challenge your perception, ignite your imagination, and remind you of the captivating power of art to alter our understanding of the world.

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Feature Details
Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
Product Warranty Lifetime warranty
Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
Returns Free returns for 90 days
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