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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Hardcover books by 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 Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed.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

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

“Library of American History (detail)” (2012), by Brian Dettmer. Courtesy Brian Dettmer/Toomey Tourell.

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 I always like how these book crafts/projects look, but I can't quite make myself cut apart a book. They're too precious!

altered books by brian dettmer I always like how these book crafts/projects look, but I can't quite make myself cut apart a book.

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 Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed.

The Book Surgeon (15 pieces)

The Book Surgeon. most incredible thing I have ever seen! "Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time"

Amazing book carvings  " ... what will happen with all the old traditional books once they are available online? Is there a use for them anymore?"

Unbelievable Book Carvings Let Books Tell Another Story

Brian Dettmer Book Art - Absolute Authority, Hardcover book, acrylic medium, x x - Image Courtesy of the Artist and Wexler Gallery

The Book Surgeon, Brian Dettmer, carves one page at a time. There are 15 of his sculptures at this link.

The Book Surgeon (15 pieces)

Brian Dettmer, a New York-based artist known as the Book Surgeon, uses tweezers, knives, scalpels and other surgical tools to dissect and carve old books into intricate and beautiful sculptures. Dettmer’s work has a sort

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.

The Book Surgeon (15 pieces)

ALTERED BOOKS BY BRIAN DETTMER

Altered Books by Brian Dettmer

Wagnalls Wheel, 2010, Altered Set of Encyclopedias - What Brian Dettmer does with books is mind-blowing.

Altered Books by Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer Wagnalls Wheel 2010 Altered Set of Vintage Encyclopedias x x Image Courtesy of the Artist and Toomey Tourell Fine Art

Book sculpture, by Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer, "Grolier", Altered Books Oh, my goodness. Dettmer is a genius! This is beautiful.

The Brain - Brian Dettmer | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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

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.

The Book Surgeon (15 pieces)

Using scalpels, tweezers and other surgical tools Brian Dettmer carves these beautifully intricate book sculptures one page at a time.

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