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Visit this site: http://www.worldofescher.com/

Author:World of Escher, Inc.
Description: 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
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Commercial Businesses
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations, History and Biography, Art

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