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
If you can overcome the sacrilege of carving up big, heavy reference books, Guy Laramee& paper and binding sculptures are nothing short of stunning. He transforms heavy tomes into mountains, waves, and rock-face monuments.
Attribution for these astonishing works has been lost in the compilation process. First, international currency symbols by Diem Chau. Second, crayons carved into the 12 symbols of the Chinese zodiac, also by Diem Chau.