Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…
Oscar Reutersvärd is widely acknowledged as the father of the impossible figure.
In my point of view these 3D animations of mandelbrot sets are a very effective way of getting a glimpse of infinity