# Category: Art

## Roger Penrose explains the mathematics of the Penrose Paving – Mathematical Institute, Oxford University

## The impossible world of MC Escher – The Guardian

The impossible world of MC Escher

by Steven Poole

“He was dismissed by the art world and venerated by mathematicians … he rejected both Mick Jagger’s and Stanley Kubrick’s attempts to schmooze him. So who was the mysterious MC Escher, master of illusion?”

## Roger Penrose talks about his relationship with the Art of M C Escher

Roger Penrose and his connections with M C Escher

“Sir Roger Penrose has a long-standing interest in and connection with M C Escher, the Dutch graphic artist best known for his mathematically inspired woodcuts and lithographs. Roger talks about a relationship that dates back nearly sixty years and also explains why art has been a consistent part of both his family life and his mathematics.”

University of Oxford, Mathematical Institute

## Angels and Devils – Roger Penrose on Escher

BBC Four ‘Professor Penrose analyses one of M.C,. Escher’s mind bending images – “Angels and Devils”.’

## Impossible Object – Roger Penrose and M. C. Escher

BBC Four Impossible Object j’How a young Roger Penrose was inspired by an Escher exhibition to try to create his own “impossible object”.’

## The Never-Ending Staircase – Roger Penrose on Escher

BBC Four ‘How M.C Escher took inspiration from the “never-ending staircase” built by Roger Penrose’s father to create one of his most iconic images – “Ascending and Descending”.’