Please click on an image or title to read these essays about Escher's art

"I try in my prints to testify that we live in a beautiful and orderly world,
and not in a formless chaos, as it sometimes seems.”
  -- M. C. Escher
Escher's mural

A Brief Biography of M. C. Escher

By Jeffrey Price

 

M. C. Escher's Printmaking Techniques and Editions

By Jeffrey Price

How Escher created his original graphics.

Spirals

Cycle, Spirals, and Snakes
By Jeffrey Price

Unity, Duality, and Infinity in Escher's Prints

Escher's Weaving

 

Weaving Through Infinity
By Jeffrey Price

Exploring why Escher's art resonates with meaning.

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Encounter
By Jeffrey Price

 

Figures and space in light and dark, from flat space to full forms.

Escher Meta

 

Escher Authentication
By Jeffrey Price

 

The basics of print authentication

 

 

CompassRose

Order and Chaos

By Jeffrey Price

 

Meditations on a complex and curious print

Escher's Smaller and Smaller

M. C. Escher Blacklight Posters
By Jeffrey Price

 

The Artists' Market's collection of Flouresent Escher prints

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M.C. Escher Castrovalva
By Bruno Ernst

 

Unpublished notes on this print by this extraordinary Escher author

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Puddle
By Jeffrey Price

 

Reflections on this serene and complex Escher woodcut

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The Four Elements
By Jeffrey Price

 

Earth, Air, Fire, and Water... as Escher depicted them.

 EscherEscher's Right and Left Brain
By Jeffrey Price
 MCE workingRecollections of Visting M.C. Escher
By Edward Peck
MCEdeRijkUnpublished Recollections about M.C. Escher
By Bruno Ernst
 Halldorson MCE 2

 My Time with M. C. Escher

recollections of visiting Escher in 1970

by Michael Halldorson, illustrated with his photographs