Impossible Figures and Escher Exploration
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- Go to the official Escher website www.mcescher.com. Go to “Downloads”. Look at the MPEG movies Belvedere, Waterfall, and Ascending and Descending. Write a short paragraph about how the movie explains each of the drawings.
- Go to “Gallery” on the same website. Look at “Back in Holland 1941 – 1954” and “Recognition and Success 1955-1972”. There are several prints that qualify as “impossible figures”. Identify them.
- There are also several prints that are about the difference between 2- and 3-dimensional object. Identify some of these.