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    5,000 Books Pour Out of a Building in Spain

    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. The whirlwind of literature defies gravity and draws a...
    • Nick Bayer

      Library vomiting books. Art installation by Alicia Martin

    • Jane Rotrosen Agency, LLC

      Alicia Martín, Biografias #reading #books #literaryart #bookart #bibliophile #bookideas #booklover #litnerd #sculpture

    • Barbara Ford

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

    • Jackie Hopkins Bond

      Spanish artist Alicia Martin used thousands of old books to create amazing book waterfalls that pour out the windows and straight into the streets. She is well known for her massive book installations across Europe, however Martin’s most recent series, called Biografies, are based in her hometown, Madrid.

    • 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.

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