Thursday, August 18, 2011

Artist of the Week: M.C. Escher

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is one of the world's most famous graphic artists. His art is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, as can be seen on the many web sites on the internet. full bio here.



  " I believe that producing pictures, as I do, is almost solely a question of wanting so very much to do it well"
 The Fall of Man
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1948
 
"I am always wandering around in enigmas. There are young people who constantly come to tell me: you, too, are making Op Art. I haven't the slightest idea what that is, Op Art. I've been doing this work for thirty years now"

 1939




 1959

" I don't grow up. In me is the small child of my early days"

The official Escher website contains everything you ever wanted to know about him, a complete gallery and video interviews.


Monday, August 15, 2011

Pagan Sphinx Entertainment Highlight

I still love Woody.  :-)  Dianne Keaton was kind of terrible but very charming in this flick, wasn't she?

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