“. . .an outstanding collection for pop-up art collectors in general and fans of M.C. Escher’s geometric creations in particular.” (The Midwest Review of Books)
“This book presents some of [Escher’s] most boggling work in a whole extra dimension.” (Columbia Tribune)
Courtney Watson McCarthy is a paper engineer and graphic designer. With a degree in theatrical scenic design, she has worked as a model builder and designer in a variety of fields before discovering the magic of movable books. From the time she dissected her first 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 (Tango Books, 2010), M.C. Escher Pop-Ups (Thames & Hudson, 2011), New York Times acclaimed Gaudí Pop-Ups (Thames & Hudson, 2012), Pop-Up Numbers (Thames & Hudson, 2013) and Dalí Pop-Ups (Thames & Hudson, to be released 2014). 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.
No. I'm kidding, but it's really unique. Adding 3D to something that had a feeling of depth was true genius. Only Dali's and Escher's work could have adapted so well.Published 4 months ago by John D Harris
I got a copy for my grandson for Christmas. And one for myself. It's awe-inspiring. I'd love to spend a few days inside Escher's brain; the man had a unique way of viewing the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Pieter B
Part of a any M.C. Escher collection, any fan will definitely delight with this amazing pop upsPublished 6 months ago by Chris R.
Gave to my nephew at Christmas because he's a real Escher fan and he loved it.Published 7 months ago by irishprincess
I have to agree with other disappointed reviewers. Compared to other popup books, this one is poorly executed and falls far short of doing justice to the works of M. C. Escher. Read morePublished 8 months ago by P.A.T.
I love pop-up books and got this for my son for his birthday. It is so interesting who they make it 3-d.Published 12 months ago by Lady lugubrious
If you know Escher, you'll be very happy with this book. I certainly am. one, two, three, four, five, sixPublished 23 months ago by Margaret Holmes