A fascination for repetition and symmetry and the continuityof motifs is the prime motivation in Islamic artt. Ornamental designs follow each otherin reiterative rhythms towards infinity as a metaphor of eternityin.in reiterative rhythms towards infinity as a metaphor of eternityin. The mathematical complexity of the tiling has fascinated artists and researchers long. One of them was the Dutch artist Maurits C. Escher, who I have always admired and whose work was presented at the Alhambra in 2011 in a superb exhibition that inspired the title of this photo gallery.





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