A naked version of M. C. Escher's optical illusion - a nude descending and ascending a staircase

"In Memory of Escher"
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This photo, by Swiss photographer Martin Zurmuehle, contains references to both the Marcel Duchamp cubist painting Nude Descending a Staircase. No. 2 and M. C. Escher's optical illusion work Ascending and Descending.


Nude Descending a Staircase. No. 2
Marcel Duchamp (1912)


Detail of M. C. Escher's  
"Ascending and Descending" (1960)


- See this Deceptology entry on M. C. Escher: M. C. Escher in Legos - Ascending and Descending>>
- "In Memory of Escher" photo is from Photoforum, an online Russian photo gallery>>

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