The Artist Birthday Series

Berenice Abbott

Today’s Artist Birthday: Berenice Abbott Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991), née Bernice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930’s. Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio and brought up by her divorced mother. She attended the Ohio… Read More Berenice Abbott

The Artist Birthday Series

M.C. Escher

Today’s Artist Birthday: M.C. Escher M.C. Escher was a 20th century Dutch illustrator whose innovative works explored echoing patterns, perception, space and transformation. He developed a print and engraving style that distinctively played with orientation and space. Influenced by Moorish designs in Spain, works like his famous “Day and Night” featured interlocking forms and transformation on… Read More M.C. Escher