Metamorphosis in Escher ’ s Art

  • Craig S. Kaplan David R. Cheriton
  • Published 2008
M.C. Escher returned often to the themes of metamorphosis and deformation in his art, using a small set of pictorial devices to express this theme. I classify Escher’s various approaches to metamorphosis, and relate them to the works in which they appear. I also discuss the mathematical challenges that arise in attempting to formalize one of these devices… CONTINUE READING