Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898 - 1972)
Maurits Cornelis Escher
Maurits Cornelis Escher was a Dutch graphic artist who made mathematically inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints. Despite wide popular interest, Escher was for most of his life neglected in the art world, even in his native Netherlands. He was 70 before a retrospective exhibition was held. In the late twentieth century, he became more widely appreciated, and in the twenty-first century he has been celebrated in exhibitions around the world.
|Date and place of birt:||17 june 1898, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands|
|Date and place of death:||27 march 1972, Hilversum, The Netherlands|
|Period of activity:||XX century|
|Specialization:||Artist, Graphic artist|
|Art style:||Cubist, Expressionist, Modernism, Op-art, Realist, Renaissance, Surrealism|