World of Escher
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|World of Escher, Inc.|
|The world of M. C. Escher (1898-1972), the famous Dutch graphic artist most recognized for spatial illusions, impossible buildings, repeating geometric patterns (tessellations), and his incredible techniques in woodcutting and lithography. This site offers readings on Escher, a tessellation contest, a gallery of Escher-inspired pictures, licensed Escher merchandise from a gift shop on the Web, and ideas and readings about Sir Roger Penrose and his mathematically based puzzles.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Graphics, Commercial Businesses|
|Math Topics:||Symmetry/Tessellations, History and Biography, Art|
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