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    He is, and has been, my favorite artist since I was a kid.

    I'm just curious to see if there are any other fans out there, and if so, please explain why his work speaks to you.


    Excerpted from the introduction of, "M.C. Escher: The Graphic Work", Escher reveals a bit about himself in stating that:

    All the numbered reproductions in this book were made with a view to communicating a specific line of thought. The ideas that are basic to them often bear witness to my amazement and wonder at the laws of nature which operate in the world around us. He who wonders discovers that this is in itself a wonder. By keenly confronting the enigmas that surround us, and by considering and analyzing the observations that I had made, I ended up in the domain of mathematics. Although I am absolutely innocent of training or knowledge in the exact sciences, I often seem to have more in common with mathematicians than with my fellow artists.
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    Have always been a fan.

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    "That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is that it? It is."

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    "A lie is a lie even if everyone believes it. The truth is the truth even if nobody believes it." - David Stevens

    "That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is that it? It is."

    Veritatem dies aperit

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    Intelligentle sparkles

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    INTP if I must choose.

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    Pfft, he is like *totally* an ENFP!!!!
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    Yeah. Right.

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    M.C. Escher = the balls
    "Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress. "

    "You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

    "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind."

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlittrell View Post
    M.C. Escher = the balls
    I don't get it.

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    "A lie is a lie even if everyone believes it. The truth is the truth even if nobody believes it." - David Stevens

    "That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is that it? It is."

    Veritatem dies aperit

    Ride si sapis

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    I would'nt say that he is my favourite artist, but I've always found his work very interesting and enjoyable to look at.
    I take no responsibility for my awful english.

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