MC Escher And The Genius Of The Droste Effect

The Droste effect is also known as mise en abyme, or more simply, “a picture within a picture”. A series of nested, precisely drawn images give the appearance that the artwork goes on into infinity. This mind-bending video dissembles one of MC Escher’s works, displaying the artist’s mastery of this trippy effect in incredibly minute detail.

Assembled by Parque de las Ciencias.

Chris Altman
Chris Altman
Chris Altman is a freelancing writer and artist based out of Brooklyn, NY.
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