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M. C. Escher

The life and times of M.C. Escher.

eden simmons

on 14 February 2013

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Transcript of M. C. Escher

The Life and Times of M. C. Escher M. C. Escher Early Life -Born on the 17th of June in 1898 in Leeuwarden, Holland
-Father civil engineer, mother house wife
-Three brothers
-Moved to Arnhem
-Learned to play piano and work on carpentry skills Early Life -Bas Kist
-Visited Gert Stegeman
-Moved to Oosterbeek
-Architecture Lessons
-Fallen ill Back to the North North America Italy and Spain
'Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.'
'I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.' 'We adore chaos because we love to produce order.' 'Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceiling?' I was inspired by physics, math, buildings, landscapes, and many other things I came across in my travels. Inspiration -Off to Italy
-Off to Spain
-Inspiration in the form of tile
-Back to Italy
-Meeting Jetta
-Brother dies -New House
-George and Arthur born -Health begins to deteriorate
-Back to Holland
-Off to Switzerland
- 1939-1940 my orphan year
-Knighted -Visit U.S.
-Become Ill
-Death Techniques -Intaglio
Top Two Qualities -Chutzpah
-Grit Thanks for listening!
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