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Maurits Cornelius Escher is widely acknowledged for his extensive use of distorted geometrical shapes tessellations and spatial illusions creating a unique art form that was admired by artists and mathematicians Through these works of art he contributed to the world of math without having any extensive training or high academic achievements but yet and still his work were exhibitions of mathematical ideas Deterring from his fathers plans for him to become an architect M C Escher grew a great interest in graphic arts Obtaining a worldwide reputation he was presented to the public in an article in Time magazine and had his first exhibit in 1956 Mathematicians accepted his accomplishments in art while envisioning principles of mathematics even though he had no teachings beyond high school in the subject M C Escher quoted At first I had no idea at all of the possibility of systematically building up my figures I did not knowthis was possible for someone untrained in mathematics and especially as a result of my putting forward my own laymans theory which forced me to think through the possibilities 1958 MC EscherRegular Division of the Plane His inspirations came from readings he did on many mathematical ideas and with this knowledge he created projective geometry structures in plane Euclidean geometries paradox and impossible figures and he adopted Roger Penroses ideas The bulk of his work surrounds two main areas logic of space and space geometry Physical objects have a spatial relation which is necessary is considered the logic of space when these are disrupted they become visual paradoxes or optical illusions Maurits understood the relationship between geometry of space and logic of space determining one another He used
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