Artwork Title: Tower Of Babel - Artist Name: M.C. Escher

Tower Of Babel

M.C. Escher, 1928

... depicts the Babylonians attempting to build a tower to reach God, a story that is recounted in Genesis 11:9... In contrast to many other depictions of the biblical story, such as those by Pieter Brueghel the Elder (The Tower of Babel) and Gustave Doré (The Confusion of Tongues), Escher depicts the tower as a geometrical structure and places the viewpoint above the tower...He later commented: Some of the builders are white... (

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