IDG week 8 – Maths Patterns in Art: Prof. Jon Chapman

Date(s) - Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Seminar Room 3


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Interdisciplinary Discussion Group
Week 8 –The Mathematics of Escher’s “Print Gallery”.


I will explain the mathematics behind Maurits Cornelis Escher’s print “Picture Gallery”, and show how it can be used to create new Escher-style pictures.


Jon Chapman is Professor of Mathematics and its Applications at Oxford, and fellow of Mansfield College. He directs OCIAM, the Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.


Free sandwich lunch, tea and coffee are offered by the college. To reserve a spot, or to request special dietary options, email

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