Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Physically Transformed Books

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Kingdom, 2008, altered book

Brian Dettmer
makes unusually beautiful sculptures out of books.

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Webster Two Point Oh, 2008, altered book

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Core 6, 2007, altered book

If there were ever objects made to simultaneously horrify and thrill a book-lover, Dettmer has made them. You can see lots more here. His work is on display at the Kinz, Tillou and Feigen gallery in NYC through June 14.

Hat-tip to C-Monster.net

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