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  • "M.C. Escher" shows 80 works by the master of optical illusions, Dutch artist M.C. Escher (1898-1972), whose works question our perception of reality.

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  • Such illusions were also popular in Op art such as M.C. Escher's "impossible architecture" drawings.

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  • Prints by Dutch artist M.C. Escher are used to illustrate renderings of impossible objects, figure and ground flipping and rotational perspective.

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  • He composes Bach-like fugues, often in his sleep, and has studied the dizzying art of M.C. Escher.

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  • Shaun Fenn for The Wall Street Journal Scott Kim has been called `the M.C. Escher of the alphabet' for his ambigrams—words and phrases that can be read in multiple directions.

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  • In more than 20 years as a professional puzzle designer, Mr. Kim has worked on everything from word, number and logic puzzles to toys such as Railroad Rush Hour and computer games such as "Obsidian" and "Escher Interactive," which features interactive puzzles based on M.C. Escher's optical illusions.

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  • Mr. Salat—who has worked on airports around the world, including in Phnom Penh and Abu Dhabi, and holds doctorates in history, architecture and economics—found inspiration in a wide range of sources, including geometry, Cubism, the prints of M.C. Escher, the layout of a traditional Chinese courtyard and the "I Ching."

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  • The measure potentially could remove vast numbers of literary, musical and artistic works from the public domain, including "paintings by Pablo Picasso, drawings by M.C. Escher, and writings by such authors as George Orwell, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Virginia Woolf," according to a brief filed by the American Library Association.

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  • The set looked cheap: Bruno Schwengl's flat backdrop, which suggested line drawings by Giorgio de Chirico or M.C. Escher, alternated with a tacky curtain emblazoned with Mozart's signature; the designer's miscellaneous costumes included a bizarre straitjacket-like tunic worn by Donna Anna.

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  • But Mr. Miller makes the rabbit hole first a tunnel, then a many-windowed corridor, and finally a series of staircases worthy of M.C. Escher.

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