There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!
Visit site
  • Jessica McGinley

    David Kracov. Butterfly book, book art, metal sculpture, color, colorful, rainbow.

  • Barb Hall-Duggan

    Butterfly pop up book

  • L

    Butterfly Book Sculpture - Artist David Kracov

  • Tanya Rentsch

    This is so beautiful! This metal (yes, metal!) sculpture was created as an award for a Rabbi that saved thousands of children from the Chernobyl didaster. Click through to see the artist creating the sculpture.

  • Mississippi Library Commission

    This image is a sculpture called it "Book of Life" inspired by the extraordinary life of Rabbi IOSIS Raichik, a man who saved thousands of children's lives from the devastating effects of the Chernobyl disaster. The sculpture, made of metal, has pages filled with words moving, and has a rain of butterflies representing 2547 children helped to begin a new life. Artist David Kracov. (Translated from http://trafegandoronseis.blogspot.com)

  • Carol Leonhart

    The Book of Life (metalwork) by David Kracov. David Kracov was commissioned to create an award to be given in honor of and named for Rabbi Yossi Raichik. This is his award, called the "Book of Life" and symbolizes the lives of the 2,547 children he helped to save during World War II, each child's life is represented as a butterfly.

Related Pins

Pretty light for a little girl's room

Smaug coming out of the pages of The Hobbit // I am torn between being awestruck at the level of skill, and hating whoever did this to a wonderful book.

I want to build a reading nook out of reading material! This is an installation piece at the Whitney Art Works Gallery in Maine by Aaron T. Stephan entitled "Building Houses/Hiding Under Rocks" from 2007.

vintage botanical prints - butterflies. Love that Luna Butterfly with the tails in the middle.

8x10 Butterfly Collection Yellow vertical by thewheatfield, $18.00

Cut down tree, make paper, make book, mold pages, make tree. It's almost like a twisted loop. The leaves and the flowers help make this tree more. I also like tha I can't really tell if the tree is emerging from the book or beside it or from thin air. book art #book #art

tree of life art print (the tree rings are composed of hundreds of animals!)

I like the idea of mixing a bit of the classic with vintage/shabby chic and contemporary. If done well, I think it'd be awesome. lol Sani Scott Nielsen

Driftwood & Acrylics Un sgwarnog, dwy frân, tri physgodyn by Valériane Leblond, via Flickr

"The butterfly is a flying flower, the flower a tethered butterfly." ~Ponce Denis Le Brun