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By Marco Bussagli

Maurits Cornelis Escher (17 June 1898 – 27 March 1972), frequently known as M. C. Escher, used to be a Dutch image artist. he's recognized for his usually mathematically encouraged woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints. those characteristic most unlikely structures, explorations of infinity, structure, and tessellations.


Allle radici dell'arte di Escher
Escher e l'Alhambra: los angeles divisione regolare del piano
Escher fra matematica cristallografia e simbolismo
Escher matematico
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In a letter to Anita Pollitzer, she mentioned how she had gone out to the canyon till late at night, and unable to sleep after returning home, she made a pattern of flowers she had picked that day. Her frequent trips to Palo Duro and the surrounding countryside resulted in paintings such as Canyon with Crows (p. 37), two dark shapes soaring over dark green splashes forming the craggy hills that rise from the deep reddish pink canyon below. In Painting No. 21 (Palo Duro Canyon), we look into an almost Dante-like swirling abyss of reds and oranges surrounded by black.

14 So, it is not surprising that in April of that year, Georgia’s work appeared in an exhibition of modern art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. But getting Georgia’s work included was not easy. ” The equally stubborn Stieglitz said that if he was involved with the show, Georgia’s work must be included as well, or he’d bow out. Carles had no choice, and not only were three of Georgia’s paintings shown — Red, Pink and The Black Spot — but two other women’s works were hung as well. While little is known of the paintings Red and Pink, there are three versions of The Black Spot.

57 1925-1937 THE STIEGLITZ YEARS: GALLERIES, EXHIBITIONS, COMMISSIONS F ollowing the Armistice of 1918 and the onset of Prohibition, speakeasies, jazz, writers and artists sought the romantic and artistic freedom that Europe seemed to offer. The gritty, cobblestone streets of Paris seemed to offer a fertile ground where creative people could sit in outdoor cafés, discussing Freud and Cubism. Not so Georgia and Alfred, who created an American colony of their own. Stieglitz still held court over gatherings on the fourth floor quarters of Alfred’s brother’s brownstone on 65th Street, where intellectuals and students talked of literature, music, the future of modern art ad infinitum.

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