Math and the Art of M. C. Escher

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About This Book

Part One             Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry

Introduction to Mathematics and M.C. Escher
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M.C. Escher
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Escher on Display
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Fundamental Concepts
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The Alhambra and The Alcazar (Spain)
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The Geometry of Antoni Gaudi
Symmetry and Isometries
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Introduction to Symmetry
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Frieze Patterns
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Wallpaper Patterns
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Isometry Groups
Tessellations
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Introduction to Tessellations
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Tessellations by Polygons
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Tessellations by Recognizable Figures
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Aperiodic Tessellations
Non-Euclidean Geometry
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Introduction to Non-Euclidean Geometry
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Spherical Geometry
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Hyperbolic Geometry
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The Three Geometries
Activities
For Part One
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Seeking Symmetry
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Symmetric Art Project
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Tessellation Art Project
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Non-Euclidean Art Project

Part Two             Topics in Geometry and Mathematics

Similarity and Fractals
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Similarity Transformations
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Fractals
Art and Perception
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Depth and Perspective
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The Fourth Dimension
Topology
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The Mobius Band and Other Surfaces
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Knot Theory
Egyptian Mathematics
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History and Numbers
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The Mathematical Papyri
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The Pyramids
Activities
For Part Two
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The Saint Louis Art Museum
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Flatland and the Fourth Dimension
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Visual Deception Project
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Art and Mathematics Project

Other             K-12 Geometry

High School Materials
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High School Materials
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Math at the Art Museum

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