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Art made from books : altered, sculpted, carved, transformed

Heyenga, Laura

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ISBN 10: 1452117101 / ISBN 13: 9781452117102
Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2013
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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176 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Color photographs throughout. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to cover boards. Record # 467110. Bookseller Inventory # 467110

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Title: Art made from books : altered, sculpted, ...

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: None

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Artists around the world have lately been turning to their bookshelves for more than just a good read, opting to cut, paint, carve, stitch or otherwise transform the printed page into whole new beautiful, thought-provoking works of art. Art Made from Books is the definitive guide to this compelling art form, showcasing groundbreaking work by today's most showstopping practitioners. From Su Blackwell's whimsical pop-up landscapes to the stacked-book sculptures of Kylie Stillman, each portfolio celebrates the incredible creative diversity of the medium. A preface by pioneering artist Brian Dettmer and an introduction by design critic Alyson Kuhn round out the collection. Presented in an unusual, tactile package with an exposed spine, this is an essential addition to the libraries of book lovers and art aficionados.

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Alyson Kuhn writes frequently about paper in general and correspondence in particular. She lives in Northern California.

Brian Dettmer's artwork has been featured in the New York Times, Wired, and the Guardian, among other prestigious publications. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Laura Heyenga is the editor of Paper Cutting: Contemporary Artists, Timeless Craft. She lives in Berkeley, California.

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