Although Escher did not have mathematical training—his understanding of mathematics was largely visual and intuitive—Escher's work had a strong mathematical component and more than a few of the worlds which he drew are built around impossible objects such as the Necker cube and the Penrose triangle. He came back to Italy regularly in the following years. Gödel Escher Bach by Douglas Hofstadter publiM. C. Escherd in 1979 discusses the ideas of self-reference and strange loops drawing on a wide range of artistic and scientific work including the art of M.
Maurits Cornelis Escher (pron. These feature impossible constructions explorations of infinity architecture and tessellations. : /ˈɛʃər/ Dutch: [ˈmʌurɪts kɔrˈneːlɪs ˈɛʃər] ([Image] listen); 17 June 1898 – 27 March 1972) usually referred to as M.