Brian dettmer

Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time. Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed.

Interview with the Book Surgeon (7 pics)

Brian Dettmer~meticulously dissects books using knives, tweezers and surgical tools. Each piece only reveals what was inside, nothing is added, only removed to reveal the life inside the medical books he used for these

Books are a work of art  Artist Brian Dettmer

Books are a work of art Artist Brian Dettmer

Photo of book sculpture by Brian Dettmer

Book Art and the Freedom to Read

Brian Dettmer - Library of American History (detail), 2012 hardcover books, acrylic varnish, x x - Image Courtesy of the Artist and Toomey Tourell Fine Art

altered books by brian dettmer

altered books by brian dettmer. Attended his lecture tonight at Aurora University.

BRIAN DETTMER http://www.widewalls.ch/artist/brian-dettmer/ #contemporary #art #sculpture

Would love to do a relief project like this with a design and different levels of various zentangles on black cardboard The Brain - Brian Dettmer

Born in Chicago but currently living and working out of Atlanta, Georgia, contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools

10 Amazing Book-Art Pieces - book art, books art

Altered Book: contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools

. The book’s intended function has decreased and the form remains linear in a non-linear world. By altering physical forms of information and shifting preconceived functions, new and unexpected roles emerge."

The Book Surgeon (15 pieces)

I'm in love with this.

Brian Dettmer New Books of Knowledge 2009 Altered Set of Encyclopedias, x x Image courtesy of the Artist and Packer Schopf

Noriko Ambe     Isaac Salazar ( via  todayandtomorrow)     Casey Curran, "Pretense." ( via  finebooksmagazine)       Brian Dettmer     htt...

Jennifer Khoshbin is doing what I wanted to do with my math books as a youngster, which is somehow make them interesting. Her "book project.

Pinterest
Search