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Escher on Escher : exploring the infinite

Author: M C Escher; J W Vermeulen
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1989.
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This book provides a solid image of Escher as he saw himself--not as an 'artist' but as an artisan, a graphic artist with heart and soul, obsessed by contrasts and possessed by a unique creativity.
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Genre/Form: Translation into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972.
Escher on Escher.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1989
(OCoLC)741480161
Named Person: M C Escher; Maurits C Escher; M C Escher
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M C Escher; J W Vermeulen
ISBN: 0810924145 9780810924147
OCLC Number: 18496465
Notes: Translation of: Het oneindige.
Description: 158 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Artist or graphic artist? --
Craft --
Our brother --
White-gray-black --
Graphic artist with heart and soul --
Lectures that were never given --
Regular division of the plane --
Other themes --
Four hobbies --
How did you as a graphic artist come to make designs for wall decorations? --
Approaches to infinity --
Perspective --
Impossible --
Subjective portrait --
I'm walking around all by myself here.
Other Titles: Oneindige.
Responsibility: M.C. Escher ; with a contribution by J.W. Vermeulen ; translated from the Dutch by Karin Ford.

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This book provides a solid image of Escher as he saw himself--not as an 'artist' but as an artisan, a graphic artist with heart and soul, obsessed by contrasts and possessed by a unique creativity.

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