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    Alicia Martin has created a huge sculptural work out of more than 5,000 books which appear to fall out of a building in Madrid.

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    • Sarah Bingham

      Book art by Madrid based artist Alicia Martin, her dramatic Biografias series. Thousands of books explode out of 3 buildings

    • FashioNisa

      Extreme Book Art! Artist: Alicia Martin (Madrid) entitled "Biografias" Dover Public Library News & Views:

    • Katrina Owen

      Art installation at Madrid's Casa de America by artist Alicia Martin. The building looks like it's vomiting books. Hopefully I will be able to sell a book back to a store before it comes to this. . . hopefully.

    • giftedfools

      Photograph of an art installation series presenting buildings around Madrid pouring out thousands of books, by Spanish artist Alicia Martin

    • Yvette Salazar

      Art installation at Madrid's Casa de America by artist Alicia Martin. The building looks like it's vomiting books. Awesome. Ohhh Spain, how I miss you =)

    • Beth Trestrail

      An art installation in Madrid by artist Alicia Martin. She used OLD books and re-purposed them.

    • simone teixeira

      Spanish installation artist Alicia Martin transforms thousands of old books into giant waterfalls which pour out the windows straight into the streets. Her massive installations have been installed in various places across Europe, however her most recent series, known as Biografies, are based in her hometown, Madrid. These gravity-defying book sculptures from her Biografies series were installed in the 3 of Madrid’s historic buildings, each installation consisting of approximately 5000 books.

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      Cool Book Street art Installation Madrid casa de las Américas

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      So here's an amazing thing: Book sculpture by Alicia Martin

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