The M.C. Escher Mirror Puzzle: Test Your Imagination & Concentration with an Artistic Brain Teaser




The art of M.C. Escher apparently makes for some good puzzles. Head over to Amazon and you’ll find a number of ornate Escher works of art turned into traditional 1,000-piece puzzles. They’ll keep you busy for hours on end. But will they challenge you as much as the M.C. Escher Mirror Puzzle featured above? This puzzle takes things to another level. The directions read like this: “Use the slanted mirror inside each cube to reflect the image on the side of an adjacent cube. Once you place all nine cubes in the right pattern, a complete Escher image will appear.” Finish the first puzzle, and then start on the next one. There are five puzzles in this set.

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  • azteclady says:

    Really cool idea, but, did they really need to go there with the “shut her nagging with this gadget” in the ad?

  • Angus says:

    Couldn’t agree more Azteclady. Disgraceful show of casual misogyny. I can’t believe we are still seeing this kind of garbage. Probably worth taking the post down mate. Love your work otherwise.

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