Escher and the Droste effect



  • Publications:

    July 30 2002 New York Times (registration required)
    October 2002 SIAM news (PDF)
    April 2003 The mathematical structure of Escher's Print Gallery by Bart de Smit and Hendrik Lenstra (Notices of the AMS)
    February 2008 Science et avenir [French]

  • Internet sites and discussions:

    July 30 2002
    August 1 2002 In Russian
    August 6 2002
    August 8 2002 "Hot site" USA Today

  • The press release (in Dutch) on August 23 2002 of the Universiteit Leiden gave rise to a flurry of publicity in the Netherlands, with articles in all major newspapers. It was featured on the national 10 o'clock news of the NOS and on teletekst.