10 December 2015

Escher at Dulwich Picture Gallery

At the turn of the 20th Century, Dutch draughtsman Escher created imaginative and often impossible worlds with his woodcuts and lithographs. From detailed geometric tessellations to complex architectural structures, Escher had a precise and mathematical approach to his work.

Very secretive and reclusive, he tried to increase the price of his work as his popularity grew to deter buyers and commissions, but this only proved to escalate attention!

Dulwich Picture Gallery is hosting the first Escher retrospective in the U.K. Running from 14th October 2015 - 17th January 2016, this is the perfect way to view Eschers eccentric work from his congruous distortions to the surreal interiors that attracted the psychedelic scene of the 1960s. 

In keeping with the abstract feel here at Grays, we have chosen a few stylised modernist pieces from our dealers to compliment the trend. 

Victorian, Scottish, banded agate bracelet, offered by Nayabelle
Solid sterling silver bracelet, offered by Nayabelle

Longwy Art Deco vase 'Chinese clouds', offered by Flo Morgan Gallery

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