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A Sprawling Carved Book Sculpture Garden

The art of book carving has reached a monumental new scale with Taiwanese artist Long-Bin Chen’s installation for the Library rotunda at the College of Charleston. Together with a team of helpers, the artist constructed large stacks of books and ...
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More Mountains of Books: New Work by Guy Laramee

When I first ran across the work of Guy Laramee, I was completely floored. This fellow really knows how to do some inspired book carving, taking discarded unloved books like old encyclopedias or dictionaries and transforming them into meditative landscapes. ...
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Graceful 3D Trees Cut into Discarded Books

Cleverly returning a hint of their paper based origins, artist Kylie Stillman takes old discarded books and carefully carves inverted bonzai tree reliefs in their pages. Her works come at a time when book art and carving are gaining in ...