Albion College
Mathematics and Computer Science
Exploring the mathematical themes of M. C. Escher's artwork
David A. Reimann

Associate Professor

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Albion College

M.C. Escher illustrated many mathematical themes in his artwork. In addition to developing many ideas independently, he was inspired by conversations with mathematicians throughout his lifetime. One thing that sets Escher apart from a strict mathematical illustrator is that Escher extensively used concrete objects to help illustrate complex abstract concepts such as infinity. In this talk, we will view many of Escher's artworks and explore some of the mathematical themes present in his work.
3:10 pm
All are welcome!
Palenske 227
September 17, 2009