Blind Venus Inside Babel

This artwork is located in St. Grimbald's Court. Hundertwasser, the artist of this work, was born on 15th December 1928 in Vienna as Friedrich Stowasser (Hundertwasser was his pseudonym). He described his art style as "vegetative painting" and said that others were not painting "vegetatively" because the process took time which didn't appeal to "our … Continue reading Blind Venus Inside Babel

House of Stairs

This particular artwork by M.C. Escher (Maurits Cornelis Escher) was first printed in the year 1951 in black and white. It depicts an interior of a very tall structure full of stairs and doorways with 46 creatures crawling up and down the stairs. These creatures were created by the artist and were called "Wentelteefje".  The … Continue reading House of Stairs