Art Made from Books: Altered, Sculpted, Carved, Transformed


Artists around the world have lately been turning to their bookshelves for more than just a good read, opting to cut, paint, carve, stitch or otherwise transform the printed page into whole new beautiful, thought-provoking works of art. Art Made from Books is the definitive guide to this compelling art form, showcasing groundbreaking work by today's most showstopping practitioners. From Su Blackwell's whimsical pop-up landscapes to the stacked-book sculptures of Kylie Stillman, each portfolio celebrates the incredible creative diversity of the medium. A preface by pioneering artist Brian Dettmer and an introduction by design critic Alyson Kuhn round out the collection. Presented in an unusual, tactile package read more

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ISBN:

9781452117102

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

176

Dimensions:

23cm x 18cm

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Chronicle Books

Published:

02 September 2013

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Laura Heyenga