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Exhibition archive

A selection from the exhibitions that have been on view at Escher in The Palace since its opening in 2002.
1 September to 10 December 2006

Art by mail

An exhibition in which stamps played a central role, from design to stamp sheetlet. The emphasis was on post-World War II designs and artists who worked for PTT (Dutch postal services), later TPG and now TNT.
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1 June to 27 August 2006

Horn of Plenty

In the summer of 2006, Escher in The Palace paid tribute to the Colombian painter, draftsman and sculptor Fernando Botero. The Abu Ghraib series, which Botero made as a result of the events in the eponymous prison, was shown here for the first time.
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25 March to 28 May 2006

The power of illusion

Masterpieces by decorative painters In the spring of 2006, Escher in The Palace entered into an alliance with the best decorative painters in the world. These painters are able to paint hyperrealistic “marble”, “wooden” and fantasy landscapes on interior and exterior walls. Every year these professionals have an international conference…
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18 December 2005 to 19 March 2006

De l’Orme cuts wood

Just as M.C. Escher did, The Hague-based artist Jos de l'Orme (1962) has a great predilection for the woodcut. However, he is not fascinated by themes such as reflection, repetition or tessellation.
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10 September to 11 December 2005

Hotel as a guest: Des Indes at Escher in The Palace

In 2005, the reopening after the major renovation of Hotel des Indes gave rise to the exhibition Hotel as a guest: Des Indes at Escher in The Palace. In 1881, the brand-new Hotel Des Indes opened in The Hague in the former residence of Baron Thierry van Brienen "to give Indonesian families a home from home". This hotel still stands at the head of Lange Voorhout. It has now been renovated and has been given a striking ochre yellow colour.
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