Altered book

(Found poem) - Altered book art project. A page taken from an old book, with certain words left uncovered by painting to create a found poetry style statement, then applied to a page in an old style type journal/ledger

The concept of hiding and revealing type on the printed page and creating an art object is reminescent of Tom Philips’ treated novel; the humument, in which he drew and painted over 360 pages of dense type. The results of which are brilliant and can be found reproduced online on this excellent website.

The concept of hiding and revealing type on the printed page and creating an art object is reminescent of Tom Philips’ treated novel; the humument, in which he drew and painted over 360 pages of dense.

Tom Phillips <3 Beautiful rain which the rain drops are small letters. Using pages from books and pens which i like. I like the idea that you can make a story or statement with one text and highlighting words or phrases. Creative and unique and makes you look and read between the lines

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A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel - Tom Philips - In a 'Ship of Theseus' fashion, each new edition replaces at least 50 pages. Philips' long term goal is to publish a version of Humament that has every page different from his original 1970 edition.

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238 From A Humument Vol. II by Tom Phillips. Medium: screenprint and letter press on paper;

Tom Phillips

[Altered Books] self portrait of Tom Phillips; A Humument- an altered book

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