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by Bruno Ernst

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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.

Magic Mirror is a lithograph print by the Dutch artist M. C. Escher first printed in January, 1946. It depicts a mirror standing vertically on wooden supports on a tiled surface. The perspective is looking down at an angle at the right hand side of the mirror. There is a sphere at each side of the mirror. The main focus of the image is a procession of small griffin (winged lion) sculptures that emerge from the surface of the mirror and trail away from it in single file

In taking that title for this book, mathematician Bruno Ernst is stressing the magic spell Escher& work invariably casts on those who see it. Ernst visited Escher every week for a year, systematically talking through his entire ?uvre with him. Their discussions resulted in a friendship that gave.

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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

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.

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.

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.

Comments: (7)

always wanted to know how this guy thought. interesting how his thought process worked for him and his art work
Escher's work is so engaging and interesting. Everyone has seen Escher's work, even if they don't know the name. I've used his work to teach math, graphics, and problem solving. My college students love analyzing his work.

I bought this book as a gift, and it was an excellent choice. There are many example works in the book, plus interesting explanations.
I've wanted a copy of THE MAGIC MIRROR for about 20 years. GREAT!
I decorated my living room with the works of Escher. This large book was the perfect center piece to place on my table in the center of the room. Wonderful, large images inside. Many are full page. The notes and descriptions were very interesting to read!
Actually, I'm a docent at the North Carolina Museum of Art, and we are having a special exhibition of Escher's work this fall. I am reading the book to learn about him and his work. This fills the bill!
I do love books (enough to constantly find new owners for old favorite-necessitating frequent replacements...) I particularly like the clarity & generous size of many of the reproductions in this volume..
I bought this for my son and his wife for Christmas. I had one of Escher's books many years ago and this one is different but I think they will like it.
The Magic Mirror of M. C. Escher download epub
Arts & Literature
Author: Bruno Ernst
ISBN: 0345242432
Category: Biographies & Memoris
Subcategory: Arts & Literature
Language: English
Publisher: Ballantine Books; First edition. edition (May 12, 1977)
Pages: 112 pages