Travel Bug Dog Tag Art-Escher-Reflecting Sphere TB02

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Owner:
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Released:
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
Unknown Location

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About This Item

escherreflectingsphere

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) was a Dutch graphic artist, most recognized for spatial illusions, impossible buildings, repeating geometric patterns (tessellations), and his incredible techniques in woodcutting and lithography. His work continues to fascinate both young and old across a broad spectrum of interests. His prints are a staple on the walls of university dormitories and faculty offices alike. He was a man studied and greatly appreciated by respected mathematicians, scientists and crystallographers yet he had no formal training in math or science. He was a humble man who considered himself neither an artist or mathematician.

The mathematical influence in his work emerged around 1936, when he was journeying the Mediterranean. Specifically, he became interested in order and symmetry after his journey to the Alhambra. Escher tried to improve upon the art works of the Moors using geometric grids as the basis for his sketches, which he then overlaid with additional designs. Intricate repeating patterns, mathematically complex structures, spatial perspectives all require a "second look." In Escher's work what you see at a glance is most certainly not all there is on display.

This is one of a series of Escher prints purchased and hung by the TB owner. This particular piece is called Reflecting Sphere--a wierd kind of self-portrait.

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Tracking History (8234.2mi) View Map

Mark Missing 11/15/2016 shellbadger marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Dropped Off 1/2/2016 Compubaer placed it in Die Burg von Ahrensfelde Brandenburg, Germany - 4.85 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 12/20/2015 Compubaer retrieved it from kleine Feld runde Brandenburg, Germany   Visit Log

The trip goes on.
Greetings from Germany and Merry Christmas.
Team Compubaer

Dropped Off 11/23/2015 Erasern placed it in kleine Feld runde Brandenburg, Germany - 160.33 miles  Visit Log
Discovered It 9/5/2015 Peacemaker 1601 discovered it   Visit Log

diesen kleinen endeckte ich heute auf dem Strand Event.

Ich bedanke mich fürs zeigen !!!

Lieben Gruß vom Peacy

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 9/5/2015 Erasern grabbed it   Visit Log

Wir begleiten dich weiter auf der reise

Visited 9/4/2015 suzukirv90 took it to Achtung "Stickstoff" Schleswig-Holstein, Germany - .33 miles  Visit Log
Visited 9/4/2015 suzukirv90 took it to 2. Advääähnt Schleswig-Holstein, Germany - 4.26 miles  Visit Log
Visited 9/4/2015 suzukirv90 took it to pretiophargum Schleswig-Holstein, Germany - 2.19 miles  Visit Log
Visited 9/3/2015 suzukirv90 took it to Strand35 Schleswig-Holstein, Germany - 2.1 miles  Visit Log
  • Am Ostseestrand von Haffkrug (Germany)
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