Author(s): Courtney Watson McCarthy
The graphic art of Maurits Cornelis Escher is like that of no other artist. Instantly recognizable to millions around the world, his works represent an endlessly fascinating marriage of art and mathematics. Exploring themes of infinity and paradox, impossible geometry and warped perspective, Escher's world is one of playful imagination and the unexpected, executed with precision and exquisite attention to detail. This outsized, lavish book's pop-up format adds even more intrigue, bringing his dazzling, baffling designs to life.