“Beautiful Evidence” by artist Thomas Allen is a series of whimsical cut-out artworks made out of old reference and school books. The series will be on display at Foley Gallery in New York City, September 9 through October 14.

Book art by Thomas Wightman. This is all gorgeous. Done by people withway more patience than me

Beautiful Evidence: New Illustrations Cut from Encyclopedias and Primary Readers by Thomas Allen

Beautiful Evidence: New Illustrations Cut from Encyclopedias and Primary Readers by Thomas Allen pop ups illustration books

New Cut Paper Sculptures and Illustrations by Elsa Mora http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/08/new-cut-paper-sculptures-and-illustrations-by-elsa-mora/

Vintage Book Characters Come Alive in Intriguing Dioramas by Thomas Allen - My Modern Met

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Photographer thomas allen constructs dioramas using figures cut from the covers of old pulp paperbacks.

New Cut Book Illustrations by Thomas Allen

becca stadtlander illustration

Illuminated Cut Paper Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/03/illuminated-cut-paper-light-boxes-by-hari-deepti/

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Illustrations Cut from Encyclopedias and Primary Readers by Thomas Allen

Rapunzel Book Sculpture.

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LR algen Illustration from beginning 20 century Laroux encyclopedia

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Pelican book jacket

Reflections of a Forest - hand cut from paper!