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A taste for isometrics

Spotting real-world architecture in Monument Valley
posted by Artw on Jun 29, 2015 - 7 comments

The pursuit of album art...

Mick Jagger asked about using the art of MC Escher on "Through The Past Darkly"
posted by dfm500 on Mar 7, 2013 - 6 comments

Affordable Furniture For Your Five-Dimensional Home

M.C. Escher Meets IKEA for some impossible items you WISH you could buy. Of course, this isn't a totally new idea, in fact, even an IKEA fansite has played with the concept. (Dedicated to anyone who ever suspected the assembly instructions were written in an alternate reality) But sometimes, even without intending, a do-it-yourselfer can achieve something pretty close. And now, IKEA itself has embraced the Escher influence in one ad. [more inside]
posted by oneswellfoop on Oct 9, 2011 - 28 comments

Escher's Relativity in paper

Paper artist Bryan Peele has made M.C. Escher's Relativity out of card stock. [more inside]
posted by Confess, Fletch on May 10, 2011 - 5 comments

OMG what did you do to my brain?

M.C. Escher + Line Rider = Echochrome [more inside]
posted by ryoshu on Mar 10, 2008 - 19 comments

Uphill Both Ways

A Day In The Life Of An MC Escher Drawing
posted by vronsky on Jun 7, 2007 - 15 comments

Of course, I'm illiterate!

Platonic Realms is an online math academy. It features a searchable encyclopedia with extended articles on things from Cantor's Theorem to Zeno's Paradox of the Tortoise and Achilles. You'll also find minitexts, such as "Coping with Math Anxiety" and "The Mathematical Art of M.C. Escher". Last but not least, a searchable math quotes database.
posted by owhydididoit on Sep 9, 2006 - 4 comments


Snakes. An animated film based on a woodcut by M.C. Escher. Slow to load, beautiful to watch (and listen to).
posted by jonah on Jan 28, 2004 - 16 comments

Speaking of LEGO...

LEGO Escher is an amazing collection of some of the more famous prints by famous surrealist M.C. Escher rendered in LEGO. There's tons more like this at LUGNET (LEGO International Users Group Network).
posted by Mr_Spook on Oct 15, 2003 - 14 comments

Smarter than the average water feature

GardeningFilter! James Dyson's Wrong Garden - water going uphill in a perpetual-motional Escher-like fashion; how is it done...?
posted by klaatu on May 21, 2003 - 9 comments

M.C. Escher + Lego = ?

M.C. Escher + Lego = ? I used to make spaceships and houses with my Lego not 3D representations of famous optical illusions! [via Filepile]
posted by bhell13 on Oct 7, 2002 - 29 comments

Mathematician Henrik Lenstra

Mathematician Henrik Lenstra was intrigued by a blank space in he middle of a drawing by MC Escher. Over two years he managed to describe the mathematical structure of the drawing, project what should go in the missing space and produce an extraordanary animation of the result.
posted by alms on Aug 6, 2002 - 32 comments

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