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    • Carol O Hanlon

      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 Martin’s 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 three of Madrid’s historic buildings, each installation consisting of approximately 5,000 books.

    • Dick Bjornseth

      The future of libraries with the internet? Artist Alicia Martin's tornado of books shoot out a window like a burst of water from a giant hose. The Spain-based artist's sculptural installation at Casa de America, Madrid depicts a cavalcade of books streaming out of the side of a building. Known as Biografias, or Biographies, features approximately 5,000 books sprawled atop one another.

    • `✿. Angela •*¨*•.¸¸♥

      Books stream out a window like a burst of water from a giant hose. The sculptural installation, located at Casa de America, in Madrid, Spain, was created by artist Alicia Martin & features 5,000 books cascading out of the building. The gravity-defying ''literary'' sculpture is eye catching due to its enormous size. So far, there have been 3 site-specific installations of massive sculptural works in the series called Biografias. Each one contains approx 5,000 books artfully stacked or scattered.

    • Maureen C

      When a Library Vomits Books! Art installation by Spanish artist Alicia Martín

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