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Many of you may know Maurits Cornelis Escher, more commonly caled M.C. Escher only for his mathematical prints, but he also made much more wonderful art during his lifetime. He is one of the world’s most famous graphic artists. His art is enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, as can be seen on the many web sites on the internet like Mighty Optical Illusions homepage is. This Image below is done by Tiles.ice.org community, and represents fusion of Escher’s most famous paintings, all combined inside this wondefull picture titled “A Tribute To MC Escher”. Click on the image to open it full sized and enjoy recognizing paintings. Can you spot “Ascending”, “Rind”, “Swans”…?

A Tribute To MC Escher: Ultimate Optical Illusion


27 Responses
  1. Chain says:

    For those who don’t know, this image was created like a mosaic. It’s actually divided up into a bunch of smaller tiles that a lot of different artists worked on separately (they could ofcourse see the borders of neighbouring tiles to make it seamless).

  2. Moonfeather says:

    I don’t get it

  3. DuRoLuRo says:

    This is ugly
    I hate it

  4. Jennifer says:

    blah! i don’t get it either…

  5. Julia says:

    I think it’s really clever, to interlace Escher’s inside-out, topsy-turvey world vision is tough enough, but to seamlessly blend a variety of pallettes, perspectives and themes in to a cohesive image of imagination run wild, that’s a challenge!

    I’m a fan of his work, and picking out familiar images embedded in the whole is a “Where’s Waldo” of the fine arts pile of fun!

  6. ryan says:

    pretty cool stuff. that shit took some time. couldve been some better pieces picked, but i would also agree that itd be hard to blend with so much already incorporated.

  7. Hai says:

    it makes me dizzy

  8. tylerdurden says:

    how can you not like this?

    it’s truly awesome, thnx for sharing

  9. alexisb says:

    very cool. i enjoyed. how can u “not” get this. go back to school if u don’t.

  10. Red. says:

    This is the sort of painting you could look at for an hour and still be spotting things you missed. :)

  11. Pandas says:

    seriously red. that thing is so cool. i only took a minute but i spotted so many things that are physically impossible

  12. Lem says:

    pretty cool but weird. i can`t look at it for more than a minute cause i’m going totally crazy then oO

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  15. Mazz says:

    I like it! It’s very good! It makes my head hurt a lot. Thanks for posting :3

  16. Johnny says:

    WOW!!!! I bet it took YEARS to make it!!!

  17. Mike says:

    Vurd, r u saying that mc is dead? if so, let him rip. And even tho i dont understand the pic, it loks awesome. Oh and guys make sure to get an avatar for icon. type in avatar in website church to make get ur own :)

  18. Mike says:

    my bad.. i meant website search..

  19. IhateUbadGUYS says:

    i get it

  20. Bob Jello says:

    Haha I love this! Its all of his work into one!! AMAZING!!! <3

  21. mizz megaa says:

    umm………….its kina wierd but cool at the same time…………but i still cant figure out what its suppose to be……or at least part of it :P

  22. Lolzatater=] says:

    I fell dizzy just looking at it-.-

  23. Lolzatater=] says:

    Cool stuff :]

  24. cool-y0y0 says:

    i see a lollipop a treeeshfish and a siren?

  25. hardcore says:

    if you look closer, you will see they forgot a very famous piece of art by Escher. Its the IMPOSSIBLE WATER MILL.

  26. larry says:

    this is basically my room

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