Title

Logarithmic Spirals and Projective Geometry in M.C. Escher's "Path of Life III"

Publication Date

2012

Document Type

Article

Abstract

M.C. Escher's use of dilation symmetry in Path of Life III gives rise to a pattern of logarithmic spirals and an oddly ambiguous sense of depth.

Original Citation

Burgiel, H. and Salomone, M. "Logarithmic Spirals and Projective Geometry in M.C. Escher's "Path of Life III"," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 2 Issue 1 ( January 2012), pages 22-35. https://doi.org/10.5642/jhummath.201201.04. Available at: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol2/iss1/4