Wire-Wielding Artist Fools Around with Book Titles

Freud Book with Wire

The BookishBuzz website features artist Terry Border’s transformations of paperback books into whimsical wire sculptures.

Found via BookishBuzz’s Facebook page


Brian Dettmer’s Altered Book Sculptures

Atlanta residents have another chance to catch an exhibit of the work of a fellow citizen: an artist who uses discarded books as his medium and a surgical knife as one of his primary tools.

Images of his intricate and startling work are easy to find.

Until January 5th, Dettmer’s show “Elemental” is at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in Buckhead.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s review (and more photos) of Dettmer’s exhibition is here.


Contributed by Ponce staffer Leticia Stinson

Numerous Mysterious, Gorgeous Book Sculptures Continue to Show Up in Scottish Libraries

Some artist has been anonymously planting in various libraries throughout Scotland art pieces made from old books.

The first sculpture was discovered by staff at Edinburgh’s Scottish Poetry Library last March. They’ve appeared in other libraries since then.

Attached to each sculpture is a note, and some of them claim the work has been made as a tribute to libraries.

Surely the identity of the artist will eventually surface as word continues to spread about how intriguing his/her work is. Meanwhile, treat yourself to these photos, courtesy Central Stn.

Found via GalleyCat (via BoingBoing)