Gallery: Artist Brian Dettmer Carves Old Books into Intricate Narrative...

Artist Brian Dettmer challenges media that has been cast aside. Old books, cassette tapes, records and maps are the artist’s medium. With the exactitude of a neurosurgeon, he uses clamps, tweezers and Exacto knives to turn these unused and outdated objects into beautiful and intricate sculptures. Click through our slideshow to see some of our favorites!

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  1. BertieorBirdie July 13, 2011 at 5:15 pm

    There’s nothing like the relief of finding what you’re lkooing for.

  2. Stafon July 13, 2011 at 6:19 am

    I’ll try to put this to good use immedaeitly.

  3. Saladini July 7, 2011 at 5:11 pm

    Wonderful concept!

  4. bajionline March 2, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    This is amazing, and I love when artists come up with a fun visual use for recycled materials. This is really good!

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