M.C. Escher: A Centennial Tribute
October 28, 1997 – April 27, 1998
East Building, Mezzanine, Northwest
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 85 prints, drawings, books, and technical material celebrated the centennial of the birth of Dutch artist Maurits Cornelis Escher. Works in the exhibition were selected entirely from the Gallery's collection. The exhibition was divided into 4 sections, Self-Portraits, The World Observed, Inner Visions, and Metamorphosis, and included the 23-foot-long woodcut Metamorphosis III. Ruth E. Fine, curator of modern prints and drawings, was the exhibition curator.
Other Venues: San Diego Museum of Art, October 3, 1998–January 3, 1999
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, February 5–May 2, 1999