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M. C. Escher: The Graphic Work
M. C. Escher
3822858641
February 2001
Paperback
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M.C. Escher: Visions of Symmetry
Doris S. Schattschneider
0810943085
May 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
Doris Schattschneider's classic M. C. Escher: Visions of Symmetry (1990) is the most penetrating study of Escher's work in existence, and the one most admired by mathematicians and scientists. It deals with one powerful obsession that preoccupied Escher: what he called "the regular division of the plane," the puzzle-like interlocking of birds, fish, lizards, and other natural forms in continuous patterns. Schattschneider asks, "How did he do it?" She answers the question by meticulously analyzing Escher's notebooks, and the New Scientist described the result as "a collection of detective stories whose plots are brilliantly organized patterns." Like the first edition of the book, this new volume includes many of Escher's masterworks, as well as hundreds of lesser-known examples of his work. It also features an...


M.C. Escher 2006 Engagement Calendar

0764930443


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M.C. Escher: 29 Master Prints
M. C. Escher
0810922681
April 1983
Paperback
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Godel Escher Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
Douglas R. Hofstadter
0465026567
February 1999
Paperback
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Book Review
Twenty years after it topped the bestseller charts, Douglas R. Hofstadter's Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid is still something of a marvel. Besides being a profound and entertaining meditation on human thought and creativity, this book looks at the surprising points of contact between the music of Bach, the artwork of Escher, and the mathematics of Gödel. It also looks at the prospects for computers and artificial intelligence (AI) for mimicking human thought. For the general reader and the computer techie alike, this book still sets a standard for thinking about the future of computers and their relation to the way we think.

Hofstadter's great achievement in Gödel, Escher, Bach was making abstruse mathematical topics (like undecidability, recursion, and 'strange loops') accessible and...



Masters of Deception: Escher, Dali and the Artists of Optical Illusion
Al Seckel
1402705778
September 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
Astonishing creations by masters of the art, such as Escher, Dali, and Archimbolo; amazing visual trickery; and an illuminating foreword by the Pulitzer Prize--winning author Douglas R. Hofstadter make this 320-page, breathtaking collection the definitive book of optical illusions.

Rings of seahorses that seem to rotate on the page. Butterflies that transform right before your eyes into two warriors with their horses. A mosaic portrait of oceanographer Jacques Cousteau made from seashells. These dazzling and often playful artistic creations manipulate perspective so cleverly that they simply outwit our brains: we can’t just take a quick glance and turn away. They compel us to look once, twice, and over and over again, as we try to figure out exactly how the delightful trickery manages to fool our...


M.C. Escher
Pomegranate Publishers
0764926578
June 2004
Desk Calendar
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M. C. Escher
M. C. Escher
0764934198
June 2006
Calendar
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Escher on Escher: Exploring the Infinite
M. C. Escher
0810924145
March 1989
Paperback
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Language Notes
Text: English, Dutch (translation)


M. C. Escher
M. C. Escher
0764934333
June 2006
Desk Calendar
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M. C. Escher: Estampas y dibujos
M. C. Escher (Introduction)
9707182563
March 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
The magic of M. C. Escher's (1898-1972) extraordinary eye puzzles endures, as this Spanish-language survey of his work shows. Not a surrealist but an architect of impossible worlds who presents the unthinkable as if it were a law of nature, Escher offers dimensional and perspectival illusions that bring viewers into confrontation with the limitations of their sensory perception.


M. C. Escher
M. C. Escher
0764934988
June 2006
Wall Calendar
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M.C. Escher
M. C. Escher
0810908808
Sept 1996
Calendar
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M.C. Escher
Sandra Forty
1597641715
January 2006
Hardcover
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Book Description
Maurits Cornelis Escher was a truly unique artist whose vision was quite unlike anyone else’s. To enter his world is to set foot into unknown and unsettling territory. His extraordinary pictures of logic and perspective fool the brain into believing the impossible- that staircases can climb forever, that fish can morph into birds, and that water can run uphill. Enter the world of MC Escher in this truly unique collection of his work, encompassing over 70 full-color pictures --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.


M. C. Escher's Legacy: A Centennial Celebration with CD-ROM
Michele Emmer (Editor)
354042458X
January 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
One of the most popular artists of the 20th century, M. C. Escher, leaves a rich legacy. The centennial celebration of his birth, held in Rome and Ravello in 1998, gave testimony to the keen interest and new insight into his work, and showcased a number of contemporary artists and scientists whose work is directly inspired by that of Escher.This book contains 40 of their articles, richly illustrated with original art works in addition to well-known and little-known works by Escher. A CD-ROM complements the articles, containing color illustrations of work by contemporary artists, movies, animations, and other demonstrations.

Book Info
Contains 40 articles of contemporary artists and scientists whose work is directly inspired by that of Escher. Richly illustrated with original...

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