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M.C. Escher in LEGO bricks

M.C.Escher paintings and engravings are playing havoc with perspective and the way our senses and brain build and internal image of what is visible. I would not believe it possible to reproduce them with such a rigid structure as the one provided by Lego bricks.

Andrew Lipson is not the guy to be stopped by mere impossibility. He started with a simple deformation:

Escher's Balcony in LEGO by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu, inspired by M.C. Escher's Balcony (1945)

Escher's Balcony in LEGO by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu, inspired by M.C. Escher's Balcony (1945)

After this little play, he went to much more serious work, one engraving that is not possible in the real world. A few inconsistencies, but a good copy of one of the most famous M.C.Escher paintings:

Escher's Belvedere in LEGO by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu, inspired by M.C. Escher's Belvedere (1958)

Escher's Belvedere in LEGO by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu, inspired by M.C. Escher's Belvedere (1958)

My preference goes to Relativity (and what it reminds me of the movie “The name of the rose“, with Sean Connery):

Escher's Relativity in LEGO by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu, inspired by M.C. Escher's Relativity (1953)

Escher's Relativity in LEGO by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu, inspired by M.C. Escher's Relativity (1953)

Then, a completely warped perspective made out of these little LEGO bricks:

Escher's Waterfall in LEGO by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu, inspired by M.C. Escher's Waterfall (1961)

Escher's Waterfall in LEGO by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu, inspired by M.C. Escher's Waterfall (1961)

Source: Neatorama.

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