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M.C. Escher Pop-Ups


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Concise biography of M.C. Escher * Pop-Ups: `Another World, Balcony, Bond of Union, Reptiles, Swans, Waterfall

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A luxurious, large-format volume featuring pop-up renditions of some of Escher's most famous works

About the Author

Courtney Watson McCarthy is a paper engineer and graphic designer. With a degree in theatrical scenic design, she worked as a model builder and designer in a variety of elds before discovering the magic of movable books. From the time she dissected her rst pop-up book, determined to solve the riddle of how it worked, she was hooked. After experimenting with cards and other small projects, she went on to design and engineer Eye Magic, M.C. Escher Pop-Ups, New York Times--acclaimed Gaudi Pop-Ups, Pop-Up Numbers, Dali Pop-Ups, and Hokusai Pop-Ups. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband and two daughters. Martin Howard is the author of more than fifty books. He has published works on numerous historical figures, as well as producing biographies of Alexander the Great and Christopher Columbus for children.


'One of the most ambitious pop-up books projects of all time ... a great introduction to the famous Dutch artist's graphic work' - Creative Review
'Art and mathematics combine in this 3D homage ... Tricky concepts of infinity, paradox and perspective are re-imagined in playful form as his famous woodcuts and drawings rise triumphantly from the page to refute any allegations of their nonsensical impossibility' - Daily Telegraph
'Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible' - M.C.Escher

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