Chronologie

1898
Born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands
1918 – 1919
Attends Technical College in Delft
1919 – 1922
Studied at the School of Architecture and Ornamental Design in Haarlem
1924
Married Jetta Umiker and settled in Rome until 1935
1972
Died in Hilversum

Expositions

2008
M.C. Escher - Gl. Holtegaard, Holte (solo)
2008
M.C. Escher: Rhythm of Illusion - Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI (solo)
2008
Approximately Infinite Universe - New Jerseyy, Basel
2008
To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Contemporary Art - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
2007
An Escher Block Party - The Katzen Arts Center at American University, Washington, DC (solo)
2007
M.C. Escher - Rhythm of Illusion - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (solo)
2006
Illusion und Wirklichkeit. M.C. Escher - Adolf Luther - Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
2003
Das Endlose Rätsel - Dali und die Magier der Mehrdeutigkeit - Stiftung Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf
2003
Maurits Escher (1889-1972) - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (solo)
2002
M.C. Escher - Bunkamura, Tokyo (solo)
2002
Ik en de buitenwereld vlak bij huis - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
2001
M.C. Escher - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL (solo)
1998
M.C. Escher (1898-1972): A Celebration - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON (solo)
1998
M.C. Escher - Kresge Art Museum, Lansing, MI (solo)
1998
M. C. Escher - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem (solo)
1992
Adam & Eve - Museum of Modern Art Saitama, Saitama
1984
Maurits C. Escher - Musee de Charlevoix , La Malbaie, QC (solo)
1968
Mickelson Gallery, Washington DC
1968
The Hague (Gemeentemuseum)
1934
Dutch Historical Institute in Rome
1926
'Gruppo Romano Incisori Artisti' Rome
1923
First one-man exhibition in Sienna, 'Circolo Artistico'.

Publications

1990
'Visions of Symmetry: Notebooks, Periodic Drawings, and Related Works of M.C. Escher' by Doris Schattschneider
1989
'Escher on Escher: Exploring the Infinite'
1986
'M.C. Escher: Art and Science', edited by H.M.S. Coxeter, R. Penrose and M.L. Teuber
1983
'M.C. Escher, 29 Master Prints'
1981
'Leven en Werk van M.C. Escher' (M.C. Escher. His Life and Complete Graphic Work) by F.H. Bool, J.R. Krist, J.L. Locher and F. Wierda
1979
'Goedel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid' by Douglas Hofstadter
1976
'De Toverspiegel van M.C. Escher' by Bruno Ernst
1971
'De werelden van M.C. Escher' (The World of M.C. Escher)
1965
'Symmetry Aspects of M.C. Escher's Periodic Drawings' by Caroline H. MacGillavry
1959
'Grafiek en tekeningen M.C. Escher' (The Graphic Work of M.C. Escher)
1958
'Regelmatige vlak verdeling' (The Regular Division of the Plane), written and illustrated by Escher