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What’s on?


Analog Patterns

14 July till 26 August 2018
This year The Hague will be caught up in the Analog Patterns festival, a pattern-themed initiative of the Grafische Werkplaats. Escher in Het Paleis will be joining in the festivities with an exhibition of works by Christie van der Haak and Suzan Drummen in the Palace’s ballroom.

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Permanent exhibition

Escher in The Palace is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the world-famous artist M.C. Escher, whose art startled millions of people all over the world.
The collection is housed in the former Winter Palace of Queen Mother Emma of the Netherlands. It is the only public building in The Hague where the original royal ambience of a palace has been maintained.

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A Sense of Wonder

From boredom to optical illusion: inside the adventurous mind of a teenager

The first exhibition ever to bring together M.C. Escher’s secondary school days with the prints that he was to make thirty years later. Escher’s former secondary school in Arnhem shows a considerable degree of correspondence between the real world and a series of post-war prints by Escher. It is generally assumed that after he left Italy in 1935 reality had very little bearing on Escher’s prints. People talk of his ‘mindscapes’, as opposed to the ‘landscapes’ that characterized his earlier work.

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What was on? Looking back at some previous exhibitions