M.C. Escher: Visions of Symmetry - Notebooks, Periodic Drawings and Related Work

M.C. Escher: Visions of Symmetry - Notebooks, Periodic Drawings and Related Work

Hardback

By (author) Doris Schattschneider, By (author) Douglas R. Hofstadter

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  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 238mm x 282mm x 36mm | 1,960g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0500511691
  • ISBN 13: 9780500511695
  • Illustrations note: 438 illustrations, 308 in colour
  • Sales rank: 602,560

Product description

The author deals with one powerful motif in Escher's work - the puzzlelike interlocking of birds, fish and other natural forms in continuous patterns. His methods are examined through a meticulous analysis of his notebooks and an an epilogue reveals new information about Escher's inspiration.

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