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book carving   from: http://www.visualnews.com/2011/12/22/mountains-of-books-become-mountains/

Now books really do look interesting, don't they? Artist Guy Laramee created these amazing book landscapes by carving old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Pyramids of Mereen

Pablo Vargas Lugo - Skidproof View Installation of over pyramids of varying sizes which the artist reproduced at two sites. Its design was inspired by a 1953 Mexican book on planets and stars.

Books. If anyone knows the name of the artist let me know. I would love to give them credit.

Extreme Cut Out Book Art

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

Guy Laramée's book sculptures continue to amaze.

Where They Live


The Book Art Sculpture found at the National Library of Scotland. It was the fourth piece found in a book-friendly location in Scotland. Author is unknown, mysterious.something like Banksy of the Book Art World.

Amazing book sculptures created by talented Canadian artist Guy Laramee.

Book Carvings - Amazing Book Sculptures created by talented Canadian artist Guy Laramee ~ Planet Viral

Landscapes carved on books!

Landscapes carved on books!

Landscapes carved on books. They look amazing. but destroying books is unacceptable!

Famous Novels Turned into Book Art - Two Years Vacations by Jules Verne

Famous Novels Turned into Book Art

BoredPanda Two Years’ Vacation by Jules Verne Created by Tomoko Takeda, a Japanese artist-designer who takes her cutting tools to tomes and sculpts away at them to form objects of art that have been inspired by the very stories that they spring from.

Totem, 2010, Altered Set of Vintage Encyclopedias, 26-5/8" x 22-1/2" x 10-1/4" - Image Courtesy of the Artist - Brian Dettmer, and MiTO Gallery

Brian Dettmer Totem 2010 Altered Set of Vintage Encyclopedias x x Image Courtesy of the Artist and MiTO Gallery

Guy Laramee, an interdisciplinary artist, is best known for transforming the edges of vintage dictionaries, hardbacks, and encyclopedias into meticulously detailed landscapes with plateaus, temples, mountains, and valleys.

Guy Laramee

Artist Guy Laramee has a lot of time to kill with these incredibly detailed landscapes chiseled onto books, encyclopedias and anything else that the iPad killed

How to Make Fairy Doors | these are hallowed out Books Transformed into a Fairy house/ Libary

fairy doors, The shelf sign reads: Please do not touch. These books are out of circulation. Besides there may be someone living in them and it would be rude to disturb them.


Breathtaking Natural Landscapes Carved into Vintage Books

Books Carved Into Intricate Japonesque Landscapes by Artist Guy Laramee.

Brian Dettmer http://www.booooooom.com/2012/02/22/artist-brian-dettmer/

Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer Book Sculptures - These Brian Dettmer Book Sculptures are absolutely mind boggling. Moving onto bigger and better things, this Chicago-born, Atlanta-based artist has.


Incredible Carved Book Sculptures by Guy Laramee an artist based from Canada. More Sculptures by Guy Laramee after the jump.