“. . .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)
About the Author
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.