Weekend Challenge — Reflections

For this week’s Weekend Challenge, GC, at themainaisle.com, and SueW, at nansfarm.net, have given us the word “reflections.” As soon as I saw that word, I knew I would showcase a work by graphic artist, M.C. Escher.

I’ve been an Escher fan for many years. I have several coffee table books of his drawings in my home as well as a handful of his prints hanging on my walls. I thought this Escher graphic perfectly illustrates the notion of reflections.

The image, Hand with Reflecting Sphere, also known as Self-Portrait in Spherical Mirror, is a lithograph print by Dutch artist M.C. Escher. First printed in January 1935, the piece depicts the artist’s hand holding a reflective sphere. In the reflection, most of the room around Escher can be seen.

11 thoughts on “Weekend Challenge — Reflections

    • Fandango August 29, 2020 / 11:00 pm

      Every time I look closely at on of Escher’s works, I see something new.

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  1. SueW August 29, 2020 / 11:03 am

    He is a new one on me. I love the way the room is visible through the sphere. Thank you for joining us again 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Mister Bump UK August 29, 2020 / 11:16 am

    I’m still trying to get my head around how he managed to paint the image inside the sphere. I guess by then, people had cameras

    Liked by 1 person

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