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 Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed.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

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 Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed.

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.

10 Amazing Book-Art Pieces

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.

ALTERED BOOKS BY BRIAN DETTMER

Altered Books by Brian Dettmer

"BOOKS" is a quite impressive series of carved books, work of American artist Brian Dettmer. Using the theme of the book as inspiration, he bends, twists and

Photo of book sculpture by Brian Dettmer

Book Art and the Freedom to Read

(So, is this you getting into the story, or is the story getting into your head? asks Terza of The TerZa Factor.) Book sculpture, by Brian Dettmer

(So, is this you getting into the story, or is the story getting into your head? asks Terza of The TerZa Factor.) Book sculpture, by Brian Dettmer

What do you do with an outdated encyclopedia in the information age? With X-Acto knives and an eye for a good remix, artist Brian Dettmer makes beautiful, unexpected sculptures that breathe new life into old books.

What do you do with an outdated encyclopedia in the information age? With X-Acto knives and an eye for a good remix, artist Brian Dettmer makes beautiful, unexpected sculptures that breathe new life into old books.

The Intricate Book Sculptures Of New York-Based Artist Brian Dettmer

The Intricate Book Sculptures Of New York-Based Artist Brian Dettmer

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