A blockbuster exhibition featuring more than 160 prints and drawings by Dutch artist M.C. Escher is coming to the National Gallery of Victoria as part of its Spring/Summer 2018/19 season, the gallery has announced. The world-premiere exhibition  Between Two Worlds | Escher X nendowill see Escher’s works presented in an immersive environment created by Japanese design studio nendo.

M.C. Escher, NGV M.C. Escher’s Relativity © The M.C. Escher Company, The Netherlands. All rights reserved

Escher, who is best known for his optical illusions and whimsical buildings, created some of the most iconic images of the 20th century, such as his famous  Relativity, which features a room of ‘impossible’ staircases. Escher’s works will be presented within a deeply immersive Escher-inspired exhibition experience created by Japanese design studio nendo.

M.C. Escher, NGV M.C. Escher’s Day and Night  © The M.C. Escher Company, The Netherlands. All rights reserved

“National Gallery of Victoria’s Spring/Summer season for 2018/19 reflects our commitment to presenting a dynamic and full program for our diverse audiences,” the gallery’s director Tony Ellwood said. “At the heart of this program is the never-before-seen exhibition, Between Two Worlds | Escher X nendo,...