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M. C. Escher

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Biography - M. C. Escher:

Dutch graphic artist.
Born: 1898 - Died: 1972
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Netherlands
Netherlands

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In my prints I try to show that we live in a beautiful and orderly world and not in a chaos without norms, as we sometimes seem to.
M. C. Escher




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Quotes about chaos:



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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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We adore chaos because we love to produce order.”
M. C. Escher
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Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena.”
Wilhelm Reich
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The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.”
Theodor W. Adorno
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucius
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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What beauty is, I know not.”
Albrecht Dürer
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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We admire the world through what we love.”
Alphonse de Lamartine - Jocelyn
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach
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My work is a game, a very serious game.”
M. C. Escher
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We adore chaos because we love to produce order.”
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It is human nature to want to exchange ideas, and I believe that, at bottom, every artist wants no more than to tell the world what he has to say. I have sometimes heard painters say that they paint 'for themselves': but I think they would soon have painted their fill if they lived on a desert island. ”
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I could fill an entire second life with working on my prints.”
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He who wonders discovers that this is in itself a wonder.”
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I don't grow up. In me is the small child of my early days.”
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