The world of M.C. Escher now showing in the halls of Palacio de Gaviria

The present exhibition aims to help understand the creative universe of this artist who did not hesitate to resort to the most diverse languages, bringing them together in a unique and intriguing artistic journey of geometric discovery.

Regular Division II, Maurits Cornelius Escher © 2017 The M.C. Escher Company. All rights reserved www.mcescher.com

Regular Division II, Maurits Cornelius Escher © 2017 The M.C. Escher Company. All rights reserved www.mcescher.com

 

The Palacio de Gaviria in Madrid reopens after a radical transformation to host an exhibition on Maurits Cornelius Escher. The building, which has until now been used as one of the capital city’s most popular nightclubs, has been adapted by the Italian Arthemisia group to become a new reference point for cultural affairs.

The exhibition is a comprehensive retrospective on the Swiss artist’s work, known for his ability to bring together nature, science, mathematics and optical illusions into beautiful wood and metal engravings. (more…)