Artist Maurits Cornelius Escher, typically referred to as M.C. Escher, was a Dutch artist who is considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Escher often introduced surrealism into his work, as in this example that depicts a school of fish. The subject of the black and white Escher art rug is simple, but the use of mathematical and geometric concepts adds a deeper level of complexity to the design itself.
Escher often introduced an element of abstraction into the designs. He chose to portray nature is a way that was symbolic of the natural world. In this vintage Scandinavian rug the St. Peter’s fish are presented in an abstract form. The use of only two highly contrasting colors brings focus and adds a strong graphic visual quality to the artistic line work that are featured in this jaw dropping art rug.
This Maurits Escher Art Rug is true to the artist’s style, using high contrast colors and mathematical precision to explore this fascinating Scandinavian school of fish rug.
This piece explores the rhythm of wave forms, or perhaps sound waves. The waves serve to distort or obscure the fish by creating a sense of mathematical rhythm. In stark contrast, the fish create a sense of chaos and irregularity as they swim through the perfect wave forms. This combination masterfully creates a feeling of movement where the water and the fish are interacting with each other.
The use of black and white creates a sense of drama. The clean lines of this breathtaking and exciting Maurits Escher art rug create a graphic feeling of importance.
This vintage carpet truly takes your breath away. It is the kind of piece that could stands on its own as the focal point of the room’s interior design. That said, the level of artistic complexity makes it a great candidate for mounting on the wall as a tapestry rug.
Regardless of how you chose to display it, this Maurits Escher art rug is one magnificent work of art that is sure to spark peoples interest as well as intrigue.