M. C. Escher Pop-Ups

$499.00 New Out of stock Publisher: Thames & Hudson
SKU: DADAX0500515905
ISBN : 9780500515907
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M. C. Escher Pop-Ups

M. C. Escher Pop-Ups

Specially created pop-ups explore the marriage of art and mathematics in Escher's popular work. The mesmerizing work of Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher has fascinated viewers for more than seventy years. His illustrations constantly play with our perceptions of reality by layering multiple conflicting perspectives. Produced in association with the Escher estate, this book presents some of the artist?s most intriguing works in original three-dimensional pop-ups. These marvelous paper constructions allow us to appreciate in new ways the artist?s impossible geometry and his themes of infinity and paradox. The book also features quotes from Escher on the original pieces of art as well as reproductions of a number of his other works. 9 full-color illustrationsReview". . .an outstanding collection for pop-up art collectors in general and fans of M.C. Escher?s geometric creations in particular." ?The Midwest Review of Books"This book presents some of [Escher?s] most boggling work in a whole extra dimension." ?Columbia TribuneAbout the AuthorCourtney Watson McCarthy is a paper engineer and graphic designer. With a degree in theatrical scenic design, she worked as a model builder and designer in a variety of elds before discovering the magic of movable books. From the time she dissected her rst pop-up book, determined to solve the riddle of how it worked, she was hooked. After experimenting with cards and other small projects, she went on to design and engineer Eye Magic, M.C. Escher Pop-Ups, New York Times?acclaimed Gaudi

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