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Drawing Hands - Artist: M.C. Escher Completion Date: 1948 Style: Surrealism Genre: allegorical painting

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It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. - Anais Nin (Art - M.C. Escher)

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A Beautiful Short Film Imagines M.C. Escher's Workspace - Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg - The Atlantic

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The idea is to occupy Facebook with art, breaking the monotony of selfies, bit strips, and Hollywood news. Whoever likes this will be given an artist and has to post a piece by that artist with this text. I got M.C. Escher

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Escher, Mauritis (1899-1972) - 1935 #Self Portrait in Spherical Mirror // wow, this is a good one. I've never even seen a photo of the real Escher before

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Residents of some areas of Ireland say that if you have something you wish to happen, you "give it to the pebble." Carry a stone in your hand as you circle the Litha bonfire, and whisper your request to the stone -- "heal my mother" or "help me be more courageous", for example. After your third turn around the fire, toss the stone into the flames.

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