Masterpieces in 3-D: M.C. Escher and the Art of Illusion by Katherine Gleason, M. C. Escher |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Masterpieces in 3-D: M.C. Escher and the Art of Illusion

Masterpieces in 3-D: M.C. Escher and the Art of Illusion

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by Katherine Gleason, M. C. Escher
     
 
A master of illusion, M.C. Escher created superb drawings and prints depicting tessellating figures, impossible structures, strange metamorphoses, and skewed perspectives. Even in his early landscapes, Escher's fascination with unconventional viewpoints and perspective is evident. Once he had begun to play with the nature of reality in his series of tessellating

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A master of illusion, M.C. Escher created superb drawings and prints depicting tessellating figures, impossible structures, strange metamorphoses, and skewed perspectives. Even in his early landscapes, Escher's fascination with unconventional viewpoints and perspective is evident. Once he had begun to play with the nature of reality in his series of tessellating figures that morphed from one form to another, there was no turning back. Now you can view 40 of Escher's most amazing prints and drawings — in 3-D. Informative captions accompany the prints, ranging from his early career through many of his most famous works to his last print, Snakes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760766071
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
08/18/2005
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 9.86(h) x 0.71(d)

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