02.02.17____

____24.09.17

Gaviria Palace

/Madrid

 

Business hours on Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00

* Last entry one hour before

Buy your
T
icket

Info & Booking

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902 044 226

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Exhibition

 

Section 4 – Metamorphosis

Día y noche

 

Día y noche (1938)
Xilografía, 39,1x67,7 cm
The Escher Foundation Collection
All M.C. Escher works © 2017 The M.C. Escher
Company The Netherlands. All rights reserved

It is as though, deprived of the landscape that inspired him, Escher found inspiration in inner mental structures that were rooted in his memories of the time spent in Italy. M.C. Escher created a world where whirls of transformations are based on different kinds of tessellations, and where abstract shapes change into concrete forms. A world where birds can gradually transform into fishes, or fishes morph into frogs. At times the transformations lead to opposite such as day and night, or good and evil. The highlight of this section is Verbum an octagonal print that was asked 1969 by the Rolling Stone Mick Jagger as cover for his LP Let it Bleed.

After an intensive correspondence, Escher. offended by the informal ways of Jagger, refused permission.ace todo.

Other sections:

Section 1

Early Period

Section 3

Structure of space

Section 5

Geometric paradoxes

Section 7

Eschermania

Section 2

Tessellations

Section 4

Metamorphosis

Section 6

Escherian economy


02.02.17____24.09.17
Gaviria palace/Madrid

Info & Booking:
ticketea.com / 902 044 226

02.02.17____24.09.17
Gaviria Palace/Madrid

Info & Booking:
Opening Times
ticketea.com / 902 044 226

Business hours on Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00

* Last entry one hour before

__

Exhibition

 

Section 4 – Metamorphosis

Día y noche

 

Día y noche (1938)
Xilografía, 39,1x67,7 cm
The Escher Foundation Collection
All M.C. Escher works © 2017 The M.C. Escher
Company The Netherlands. All rights reserved

It is as though, deprived of the landscape that inspired him, Escher found inspiration in inner mental structures that were rooted in his memories of the time spent in Italy. M.C. Escher created a world where whirls of transformations are based on different kinds of tessellations, and where abstract shapes change into concrete forms. A world where birds can gradually transform into fishes, or fishes morph into frogs. At times the transformations lead to opposite such as day and night, or good and evil. The highlight of this section is Verbum an octagonal print that was asked 1969 by the Rolling Stone Mick Jagger as cover for his LP Let it Bleed.

After an intensive correspondence, Escher. offended by the informal ways of Jagger, refused permission.ace todo.

Other sections:

Section 1

Early Period

Section 3

Structure of space

Section 5

Geometric paradoxes

Section 7

Eschermania

Section 2

Tessellations

Section 4

Metamorphosis

Section 6

Escherian economy