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Author Ernst, Bruno.

Title The magic mirror of M.C. Escher / Bruno Ernst ; [translated from the Dutch by John E. Brigham].

Edition Taschen America edition.
Publication Info. New York : Barnes & Noble, [1994]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  769.92 ESC    AVAILABLE
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Description 111 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Note Includes index.
Many diagrams and explanatory drawings were originally published in Pythagoras ... Wolters-Noordhoff, Holland.
Contents Part I. Drawing is deception : The magic mirror -- The life of M.C. Escher -- An artist who could not be pigeonholed -- Contrasts in life and work -- How his work developed -- Drawing is deception -- The art of the Alhambra -- Explorations into perspective -- Stamps, murals, and bank notes -- Part II. Worlds that cannot exist : Creating impossible worlds -- Craftsmanship -- Simultaneous worlds -- Worlds that cannot exist -- Marvelous designs of nature and mathematics -- An artist's approach to infinity.
Subject Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972.
Printmakers -- Netherlands.
ISBN 1566197708
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