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It is the last weekend of an exhibit of the works of Dutch artist Maurits Cornelius Escher at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH. I had no idea he was so popular until I arrived and saw the lines. However it was worth the wait. I had no idea of the breadth of this work. Monday (January 5, 2015) is the last day of the exhibit, Don't miss it!
|Photography was not allowed of the exhibit, but this detail from a poster is an indication of the way Escher would play with perspective in his illustrations|
|Little did I realize that I would be standing in the cold for an hour just to get to the INNER line.|
The folks were friendly though
Someone remarked that the line which extended up and down several staircases resembled a work of Escher. How true!
|Photography of the exhibit was prohibited|
Without showing any photos I can only state the work is incredibly precise. Magnifying glasses were made available which show the incredible detail of his work.
How great is this font?
|The museum has some wonderful artwork|
The Bootleggers - Edward Hopper 1925
|Spindrift - Andrew Wyeth 1925|
|Amoskeag Mill Yard #1 - Charles Sheeler 1948|
|The museum has some wonderful glass and sculptures as well as a great cafeteria|
Definitely worth visiting
Prints for sale
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