Whether it’s posters in a college dorm room or the mind-blowing adventure in logic and strange loops that is Gödel, Escher, Bach, you’ve likely stared in wonder at that visual paradoxes of M.C. Escher. Here’s a vintage documentary on Escher, via Hi-Fructose
A year before his death in 1972, M.C. Escher’s process and essence was captured by fellow Dutch creative Han van Gelder for the 20-minute film “Adventures in Perception.” The documentary, while short, is a striking portrait of the artist, whose tessellations, perspective-shifting drawings, and studies garnered fans in both the art and scientific fields. The film was crafted for Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands’ program “Living Art The Netherlands.”
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