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The Resource Visions of symmetry: notebooks, periodic drawings, and related work of M.C. Escher

Visions of symmetry: notebooks, periodic drawings, and related work of M.C. Escher

Label
Visions of symmetry: notebooks, periodic drawings, and related work of M.C. Escher
Title
Visions of symmetry: notebooks, periodic drawings, and related work of M.C. Escher
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the artist's discovery of the world of geometry and how he used this knowledge to create interlocking figures and patterns
Cataloging source
UkLiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schattschneider, Doris
Index
no index present
LC call number
NC263.E83
LC item number
S3 1990
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1898-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Escher, M. C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Symmetry (Art)
  • Color in art
  • Escher, M. C.
  • Escher, M. C.
  • Escher, M. C.
Label
Visions of symmetry: notebooks, periodic drawings, and related work of M.C. Escher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-344) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. The route to regular division -- Early signs ; The fascination of regular division of the plane ; An important journey ; The open gate ; The geometric rules ; Developing a "layman's theory" ; Sources that came too late ; Other experiments in regular division -- Chapter 2. The 1941-1942 notebooks -- The 1941-1942 notebooks ; Escher's theory in relation to mathematical and crystallographic classificiation ; Escher and the scientists on contrast and color -- Chapter 3. The regular division drawings -- From theory to the periodic drawings ; The folio notebooks of periodic drawings -- Chapter 4. The use of regular division -- The periodic drawings as sources ; Capturing infinity ; Metaphor and metamorphosis ; Escher's decorative use of regular division of the plane ; The use of Escher's work on regular division by others -- Chapter 5. Notes on the drawings
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xiii, 354 pages
Isbn
9780716721260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Visions of symmetry: notebooks, periodic drawings, and related work of M.C. Escher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-344) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. The route to regular division -- Early signs ; The fascination of regular division of the plane ; An important journey ; The open gate ; The geometric rules ; Developing a "layman's theory" ; Sources that came too late ; Other experiments in regular division -- Chapter 2. The 1941-1942 notebooks -- The 1941-1942 notebooks ; Escher's theory in relation to mathematical and crystallographic classificiation ; Escher and the scientists on contrast and color -- Chapter 3. The regular division drawings -- From theory to the periodic drawings ; The folio notebooks of periodic drawings -- Chapter 4. The use of regular division -- The periodic drawings as sources ; Capturing infinity ; Metaphor and metamorphosis ; Escher's decorative use of regular division of the plane ; The use of Escher's work on regular division by others -- Chapter 5. Notes on the drawings
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xiii, 354 pages
Isbn
9780716721260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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