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by Bruno Ernst
The enigmatic works of . His lithograph Magic Mirror dates as far back as 1946.
The enigmatic works of . The Magic Mirror of . Escher’s work refuses to be pigeonholed.
The work of Escher has captured the imagination of many people and in this book Bruno Ernst (a personal friend of Escher) expands our understanding of the artist. After a brief but concise biography, the author throughly analyses the most important facets of Escher's artistic output: the illusion in drawing, the use of perspective, the creation of impossible realities, simultaneous and contrasting realities, crystals, and the infinite.
The Magic Mirror is a fascinating narrative of Escher’s life and work, written by a mathematician who criticized his work at first, but became an admirer and friend of Escher after that.
Bruno Ernst cites M. C. Escher as stating that he began . Diagram of the apparent paradox embodied in M. Escher's 1956 lithograph Print Gallery, as discussed by Douglas Hofstadter in his 1980 book Gödel, Escher, Bach. Escher as stating that he began Print Gallery "from the idea that it must be possible to make an annular bulge, a cyclic expansion.
His lithograph "Magic Mirror" dates as far back as 1946. In taking that title for this book, mathematician Bruno Ernst is stressing the magic spell Escher's work invariably casts on those who see it. Ernst visited Escher every week for a year, systematically talking through his entire oeuvre with him. Escher's work refuses to be pigeonholed.
FICHA TÉCNICA: Nombre: The Magic Mirror of . Código: TAR-212455 Autor: Bruno Ernst Fabricante: TARQUIN Dificultad: Hojas: 111 Formato: A4 Otros: Material didáctico apropiado para centros escolares. También centros bilingües. A revealing Look into the life and work of the most astonishing artist of our time.
Escher on Escher: Exploring the Infinite by . Escher, Amsterdam, 1986. Escher: Visions of Symmetry by D. Schattschneider, New York and London, 2004.
Escher Books on Escher. Escher by J. L. Locher. Escher by Bruno Ernst, Amsterdam, 1976. Escher: The Graphic Work by Tashen. Escher on Escher: Exploring the Infinite by . Veldhuysen, New York, London 2000. Een Biografie by W. Hazeu, Amsterdam 1998 (Dutch version only). Escher: His Life and Complete Graphic Work by . Locher, Amsterdam 1981.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Magic Mirror of . I bought this book as I had seen some of Escher's work and wanted to find out more about both him and his work. This was an interesting book but it could do with some more large pictures I think. On the whole though the book was good and well worth the money. Best-selling in Non-Fiction.
His parents, George Arnold Escher and Sarah Gleichman Escher, had three sons of which Maurits (called Mauk for . Escher moved with his family to Arnhem
His parents, George Arnold Escher and Sarah Gleichman Escher, had three sons of which Maurits (called Mauk for short) was the youngest. His father, George, was a civil engineer. The Escher family was living in Leeuwarden in 1898, where George served as Chief Engineer for a government bureau. The family lived in a grand house named "Princessehof," which would later become a museum and host exhibitions of . Escher moved with his family to Arnhem