New Year’s Greeting Card

New Year’s Greeting Card

New Year’s Greeting Card 1947, Woodcut print This greeting card, made to welcome in the new year, depicts a man climbing a ladder out of a well and into the bright...
Rimpeling

Rimpeling

Rimpeling 1950, Linocut Also known as ‘Rippled Surface,’ Rimpeling is another of Escher’s simple masterpieces. Here, we see the reflection of bare tree branches and the moon from a watery surface. Two rippling circles extend out from where objects...
Path of Life III

Path of Life III

Path of Life III 1966, Woodcut print Path of Life III makes use of Escher’s famous tessellation technique combined with an an infinitely looping red line to create an ambiguous sense of depth. The central point in the work may lead to an ending or may continue...
Mobius Strip

Mobius Strip

Mobius Strip I 1961, Woodcut print Escher’s art is known for its mathematical properties, and this particular work, The Mobius Strip, has the mathematical property of being...
Whirlpools

Whirlpools

Whirlpools 1957, Woodcut print Consisting of a single strip with a repeated sketch of fish, wrapped into a double spiral with no end and no beginning, Whirlpools puts a playful spin on an otherwise elegant example of...