Synopsis by Sally Barber
Maurits Cornelis Escher holds a unique place in 20th century art. Optical art specialist, master of symmetry, engraver, graphic artist, illustrator, and mathematician, the Dutch artist captivated art patrons with his own style of intriguing visual images. M.C. Escher: Master of Graphic Arts explores the artist's imaginative fusion of mathematical and scientific principals and his parallel worlds of mind and image. The program offers insight as to why this man's creative interpretations continue to inspire broad contemporary audiences.