He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.

— M. C. (Maurits Cornelis) Escher

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In my prints I try to show that we live in a beautiful and orderly world and not in a chaos without norms, as we sometimes seem to. My subjects are also often playful. I cannot help mocking all our unwavering certainties. It is, for example, great fun deliberately to confuse two and three dimensions, the plane and space, or to poke fun at gravity. Are you sure that a floor cannot also be a ceiling? Are you absolutely certain that you go up when you walk up a staircase? Can you be definite that it is impossible to eat your cake and have it?


My work is a game -- a very serious game.


I don't use drugs; my dreams are frightening enough.


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