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WOODCUTS AND LITHOGRAPHS – echoing patterns, space and transformation

MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER 1/3 – He was born in Leeuwarden (Netherlands) as the fourth and youngest son of a civil engineer. He was enrolled in the School for Architecture and Decorative Arts in Haarlem, but after one week he informed his father, that he would study graphic art instead of architecture. In his early years he sketched landscapes, but also insects …

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MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER AND HIS TRIP TO SICILY – Until September 17, 2017 in Palace of Culture, Catania

Facing the challenging Grand Tour to the Italian peninsula, Maurits Cornelis Escher – Dutch graphic genius full of great imagination – arrived to Catania in 1936. Some of his creative expressions are on display in the Palace of Culture of Catania until 17 September 2017 Just in Sicily, he reaped his synthesis of science and art, creating numerous graphic …

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