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O.G. M.C.

Artist M.C. Escher died 45 years ago on March 27, 1972. Escher’s gravity defying lithographs and woodcuts offer illusory visual acrobatics that play with viewers’ perceptions of figure/ground relationships, creating a kind of graphic magical realism that celebrates the mathematics that informs all visual design. Here are some words from the Wiki… His work features [...]

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The Geodesic Dome at 65

Buckminster Fuller is one of my heroes and I wanted to add this post to celebrate the the 65th anniversary of his greatest project in 1949. Here’s some of the Wiki about the great architect/inventor/philosopher’s Geodesic Dome… Fuller taught at Black Mountain College in North Carolina during the summers of 1948 and 1949,[17] serving as [...]

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