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M.C. Escher : visions of symmetry / Doris Schattschneider.

By: Schattschneider, Doris.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2004Description: 376 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0500511691(hbk).Subject(s): Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972 | Symmetry (Art) | Prints -- Netherlands | Printmakers -- Netherlands -- BiographyDDC classification:
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The author deals with one powerful motif in Escher's work - the puzzlelike interlocking of birds, fish and other natural forms in continuous patterns. His methods are examined through a meticulous analysis of his notebooks and an an epilogue reveals new information about Escher's inspiration.

Originally published: as Visions of symmetry. New York: W.H. Freeman, 1990.

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