M. C. Escher

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A sculpture made from a drawing by M.C. Escher
A typical Escher piece

Maurits Cornelis Escher (17 June 1898 – 27 March 27 1972), usually referred to as M. C. Escher, was a Dutch graphic artist. He is known for his often mathematically inspired woodcuts, lithographs and mezzotints. These feature impossible constructions, explorations of infinity, architecture and tessellations.