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The book surgeon

Although I'm generally against destroying books, this is pretty cool! Brian Dettmer, also known as the Book Surgeon uses knives, tweezers and surgical tools to carve old dictionaries and encyclopedias into incredible works of art.

Boekenchirurg Brian Dettmer bewerkt de boeken pagina voor pagina en zal nooit een stuk toevoegen of verplaatsen aan het kunstwerk. Door zijn precieze knutselwerk ontstaan er hele toffe kunstwerken! http://www.http://briandettmer.com

Thanks to our friends at Mental Floss for linking us to artist Brian Dettmer’s very cool book art. Dettmer turns “old books, yellow pages, periodicals, etc.,” into fascinating scu…

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Su Blackwell’s paper dress installation, While You Were Sleeping (it makes me think of the end of Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride")

Don't you just want to throw a few dozen pillows in there and snuggle up and read?

Uma maneira criativa de organizar os seus livros

Home, A Book Igloo Home is a recent sculptural installation by Colombian artist Miler Lagos. The piece was constructed at MagnanMetz Gallery late last year using carefully stacked books to create a compact dome that is entirely self-supporting.

Bingov i Bongov vrtićki projekt - redizajn obiteljske biblioteke

Awesome books are awesome

Altered Book Art by Brian Dettmer. The book lover in me is horrified at altering these books but the art is amazing!

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, anyone?

Funny pictures about Reading books within books. Oh, and cool pics about Reading books within books. Also, Reading books within books photos.

Amazing paper art by Peter Callesen

Funny pictures about Amazing paper art by Peter Callesen. Oh, and cool pics about Amazing paper art by Peter Callesen. Also, Amazing paper art by Peter Callesen.

Landscapes carved on books!

Landscapes carved on books!

Paper Cut Artist Tahiti Pehrson creates these beautiful paper cut masterpieces that are so detailed it is hard to imagine how long they must have taken. His work pays homage to Guilloché patterns, which is a system used to produce a complex series of geometrical patterns which can be seen on currency throughout the world.

Paper Cut Artist Tahiti Pehrson's works pay homage to Guilloché patterns, which is a system used to produce a complex series of geometrical patterns which can be seen on currency throughout the world.

Incredible Bookcases Landscapes

Amazing Carved Book Art By Guy Laramee. Amazing Carved Book Art By Guy Laramee. Amazing Art Work With Books Creative Art Work Books By .

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