Medio August Minister Schippers opened the unique exhibition of world famous graphic artist Escher at Paleis Soestdijk: A walk in the time. From Italy to Baarn. Over eighty original works that were never exhibited before are now to be admired at Soestdijk Palace. The spectacular exhibition guides visitors through his works from the most fruitful period in his life (Escher lived 13 years in Italy and 30 years in Baarn. In coordination with the Escher foundation the exhibition presents his unique work and personal peaces to the public. The opening was attended by high officials in the art and cultural scene as well as numerous press and media.