“I’m walking around there all by myself, in that splendid garden that is in no way my property, the gate of which stands wide open for everyone. I spend time there in refreshing, but also oppressive, loneliness.”
(Escher, in Escher, 1989, p. 93)

Perhaps because Escher’s work was popularized in the 1960s by both mathematicians and California’s hippies, some misconceptions about his life and personality have arisen over the years. In “Escher’s Life” you will discover the complexities of this unique artist’s life and thoughts.