The graphic art of Maurits Cornelis Escher is like that of no other artist. Instantly recognizable to millions around the world, his works represent an endlessly fascinating marriage of art and mathematics. This book presents his dazzling, baffling designs.
The graphic art of Maurits Cornelis Escher is like that of no other artist. Instantly recognizable to millions around the world, his works represent an endlessly fascinating marriage of art and mathematics. Exploring themes of infinity and paradox, impossible geometry and warped perspective, Escher's world is one of playful imagination and the unexpected, executed with precision and exquisite attention to detail. This outsized, lavish book's pop-up format adds even more intrigue, bringing his dazzling, baffling designs to life.
Courtney Watson McCarthy is a graphic designer and freelance paper engineer. She lives in upstate New York.
Concise biography of M.C. Escher * Pop-Ups: 'Another World, Balcony, Bond of Union, Reptiles, Swans, Waterfall
'Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible' - M.C.Escher 'Art and mathematics combine in this 3D homage ... Tricky concepts of infinity, paradox and perspective are re-imagined in playful form as his famous woodcuts and drawings rise triumphantly from the page to refute any allegations of their nonsensical impossibility' - Daily Telegraph 'One of the most ambitious pop-up books projects of all time ... a great introduction to the famous Dutch artist's graphic work' - Creative Review
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