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Why artists shouldn’t stick to art

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MC Escher Relativity - fair use for discussion of artist - via Wikipedia


Maurits Cornelius Escher created the impossible, inspired by mathematics – but we should bear in mind the warmth, surrealism and accessibility of his angular drawings.

Battles – ‘Ddiamondd’

This was the very first thing that sprang to mind, from Battles’ first album.

Steve Reich – ‘Piano Phase’

The way the sounds bleed into one another to form something else is a typically Escher idea.

Eric Plourde – ‘Signals (2012)’

The same mix of variation and repetition make this a candidate for inclusion.

La Mar Enfortuna – ‘Pali Mou Kanis To Vari’

Like one of Escher’s pictures, it starts off as one thing and ends up as something completely different. Apparently, this is completely unlistenable if you’re Greek.

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