M.C. Escher: The Graphic Work by M.C. Escher

M.C. Escher: The Graphic Work

Presenting the structurally unthinkable as though it were a law of nature M.C. Escher was born in 1898 in Leeuwarden (Netherlands). He received his first drawing lessons during secondary school from F.W. van der Haagen, who also taught him the block printing, thus fostering Escher's innate graphic talents. From 1912 to 1922 he studied at the School of Architecture and Orna...

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M.C. Escher: The Graphic Work Reviews

  • Bill
    Like most high school and college students, I went through an Escher phase. Without the aid of psychotropic substances or any sort of interest in vaguely mathematical patterns, mind you, so it didn't last long, but still, it happened, and this was the book I bought as it was going on. And, you know,...
  • Giuliana keimich
    Amazing combination of draw, math, shadow and creativity....
  • Joey
    This book contains art along with comments from the artist explaining what he was trying to accomplish and where he felt he did well and not so well. His words add a lot to the appreciation of the well known images. It's a fun book that would be great to get again to study and try recreating. ...
  • Susan
    I love that small children are drawn to this!...
  • Paola Ghisalberti
    love travelling thru his art! magical!...
  • Oana Sipos
    This guy was a genious and every sketch is a challenge for your mind. Recommended to #analyse....
  • Devero
    Un paio di anni fa li vidi dal vero, a una mostra a Roma, gli originali di Escher. Già nelle sue prime illustrazioni, realistiche, si intuisce qualcosa di come evolverà il suo stile e delle meraviglie che creerà.Per me resta uno dei migliori del XX secolo, meglio di artisti sopravvalutati c...
  • Bestehanimlar
    Sanatçının kendi sunumu olması bence bir artı. Çünkü tam anlamıyla ne düşündüğünü ve yapıtlarını oluştururken nasıl bir yol izlediğini ilk ağızdan öğrenebiliyoruz. Bunun dışında alışılmış sanat kita...
  • Mehsi
    Een mooi boek over Escher's werken. Ik heb eigenlijk niet echt de beschrijvingen gelezen die voor in het boek stonden, ik kwam voor de tekeningen. :P En die stelden zeker niet teleur. Er waren er zelfs een paar die ik nog niet kende, of die niet meteen een Oh, die, momentje aanwakkerde. Escher was e...

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