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Helen Morgan

Jonathan Callan's Mesmerizing Organic Book Sculptures Are Swirling Masses of Color

by , 06/11/12
filed under: Art, gallery


jonathan callan, book art, sustainable art, green artwork, recycled book artwork, book sculptures

Here at Inhabitat we’ve showcased a whole host of artwork made out of books, from a rainbow spectrum book sculpture to Cardiff/Miller’s recycled book house. But we love it when artists like Callan give the books a completely unique shape, transforming them into a different artistic material that is almost unrecognizable. Whether you think these sculptures look like the cross-section of a tree trunk or a map of a weather pattern, the organic form challenges the viewer to consider the provenance of materials like books.

+ Jonathan Callan at Nicole Klagsbrun

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