Gallery: Guy Laramee Carves Gorgeous Landscapes Into the Edges of Books

With a belief that humans obsessively feel the need to change and destroy cultural forms, he takes to destroying the written word in order to translate it into his message. Using books in sculpture is nothing new, other artists have recycled the pages to portray words or collage like sculpture. But Laramee’s pieces effectively transform the medium, rendering the pages to look more like carved marble reliefs rather than paper.

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  1. G. Lynas February 23, 2012 at 9:47 am

    Beautiful Work Mr. Laramee. Do you know the work of Brian Dettmer who also carves books?
    G. Lynas

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