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Books as sculpture - Logan Central Library | by State Library of NSW Public Library Services

from BOOK RIOT

Scandalous Works of Library Art

Firm: Christian Moeller and Group 4Architecture, Research + Planning. Project: Shhh. . .Portrait in 12 Volumes of Gray, Walnut Creek, California. Photography Courtesy of Christian Moeller.

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Matej Kren's 'Idiom' Is a Spellbinding Tower Made From Hundreds of Books

Book Tower: The Prague Municipal Library is now home to a spiraling tower of hundreds of carefully stacked books assembled by Slovakian born artist Matej Kren. Dubbed Idiom, the staggering installation reaches up to the ceiling, and Kren installed a mirror inside the funnel to create the illusion of a magical, unending spire of books.

"Home" is a sculptural installation by Colombian artist Miler Lagos. The piece was constructed at MagnanMetz Gallery in 2011 using carefully stacked books to create a compact dome that is entirely self-supporting.

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The Passive-Aggressive Guide to Book Gifting

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Omphalos (2004) by Matej Krén (http://www.matejkren.cz). [ #books #dome #installation #sculpture ]