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Art made from books : altered, sculpted, carved, transformed

Author: Laura Heyenga
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Artists around the world have lately been turning to their bookshelves for more than just a good read, opting to cut, paint, carve, stitch or otherwise transform the printed page into whole new beautiful, thought-provoking works of art. Art Made from Books is a guide to this art form, showcasing work by today's most showstopping practitioners. From Su Blackwell's whimsical pop-up landscapes to the stacked-book  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Heyenga
ISBN: 9781452117102 1452117101
OCLC Number: 829744356
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Artists. James Allen --
Thomas Allen --
Noriko Ambe --
Anonymous --
Cara Barer --
Doug Beube --
Su Blackwell --
Jennifer Collier --
Brian Dettmer --
Arián Dylan --
Yvette Hawkins --
Nicholas Jones --
Jennifer Khoshbin --
Lisa Kokin --
Guy Laramée --
Pablo Lehmann --
Jeremy May --
Pamela Paulsrud --
Susan Porteous --
Alex Queral --
Jacqueline Rush Lee --
Georgia Russell --
Mike Stilkey --
Kylie Stillman --
Julia Strand --
Robert The --
Vita Wells --
Artist bios --
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Responsibility: compiled by Laura Heyenga ; preface by Brian Dettmer ; introduction by Alyson Kuhn.

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"As a bibliophile, you might have conflicting emotions about these sculptures. Many books were harmed in the making of this book. But the thousands of painted, shredded, and petrified pages are not Read more...

 
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