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    Visions of Symmetry: Notebooks, Periodic Drawings and Related Work of M.C. Escher (Hardback) By (author) Doris Schattschneider


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    DescriptionVisions of symmetry contains Esch r's complete set of symmetry drawings reproduced in full colour and two Escher notebooks (which contain his theory of symmetry). In all, there are more than 350 intriguing illustrations (about 80 of which have never been published.) Escher's own descriptions, translated from the Dutch, provide a fascinating glimpse into the creative mind of this renowned graphic artist. Bringing ten years experience and enthusiasm to her work, author Doris Schattschneider (co-author of the best-selling book M. C Escher Kakidocycks) focuses on Escher's creation of interlocking figures and how he used them in his finished work. ' Visions of Symmetry is a visual and intellectual presentation of M. C. Escher's theory of symmetry and the interplay of art and science, making it the ideal book for Escher enthusiasts of all stripes-artists, designers, historians, mathematicians, and scientists.

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    Visions of Symmetry
    Notebooks, Periodic Drawings and Related Work of M.C. Escher
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Doris Schattschneider
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 354
    Width: 234 mm
    Height: 282 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,429 g
    ISBN 13: 9780716721260
    ISBN 10: 0716721260

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AGB, AFF
    BISAC V2.8: DES007000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ARC000000
    DC20: 760.092
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AFF
    W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
    Imprint name
    W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    21 November 1990
    Publication City/Country
    New York