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Escher and the Droste effect

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Author:B. de Smit and H. W. Lenstra Jr., Mathematisch Instituut, Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands
Description: Applying mathematics to Escher's Print Gallery. A mathematical analysis of Escher's "The Print Shop," including an image of the original print. See the article (PDF format) Artful Mathematics: The Heritage of M.C. Escher in the Notices of the AMS, bringing together three different pieces about intersections between mathematics and the artwork of M.C. Escher.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics
Math Topics: Hyperbolic Geometry, Art

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