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

 
The resulting beautiful sculptures completely reinterpret the original intention of each book. Dettmer seeks to give these forgotten objects new function and meaning. The ideas the books once put forth are reduced to symbols, with Dettmer acting as the new author, offering a new set of ideas and relationships within the covers of each volume.

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4 Comments

  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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