Dimensional Views [ 01.09 ] Special : Moebius Strip and Arts (1)

Published: 15.02.2006
Updated: 02.07.2015

The moebius strip is fascinating
from the

  • mathematical
  • dimensional
  • geometrical

point of view.

Also artists became inspired by the moebius strip - because our eyes get something to see, which is not acceptable as "real" (the nonorientable surface!), but astounding.
When the mind starts to consume these objects it comes to a stop, an "impossible!" appears and wondering starts. So getting rid of one's normal perspectively focussed perception is an adventure for the mind. It starts again and again to make it fit into 3D perspective - but failes. So be amused frankly.

and some more

computer rendered objects

The moebius strip became very famous by the art of


Every plane in this "3D" space has 2 meanings/functions, serves 2 points of views.

M.C.Escher created his own "hyperspace", based on the moebius strip, and was deeply inspired by the tesselations of the Alhambra, Granada, Spain, a kind of art you can find also at the Taj Mahal, India.

Gallery, biography, and more: M.C.Escher official website


© Christian & Carla Geerdes, Editors HereNow4U online magazine

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