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Cool Folded Book Pages As Wonderful Sculptures

Cool Folded Book Pages As Wonderful Sculptures

Vermont based a great artist Luciana Friger has developed an extensive black and white photography portfolio. However, recently, she has moved her attention to paper art, using books as the foundation for her unique Folded Book Sculptures. She says, “I cut, fold, and play with books and paper whenever I can.”

Frigerio use recycled books and precisely folds each page into the desired letters, using either Times or Helvetica as the font. Messages of love, song lyrics, and words of inspiration grow out of the center of each book in clever, eye-catching designs. Single words like ‘yes’ sit alongside monograms or longer messages like ‘the best is yet to be.’ The specially crafted designs are filled with lots of joy and happiness—one man even used the artwork for a marriage proposal, setting the books up on the shelf in a bookstore and surprising his bride-to-be as he got down on one knee and asked her to marry him!Continue Reading

Amazing Carving On The Books – Alexander Kortser

Amazing Carving On The Books – Alexander Kortser

British designer Alexander Kortser-Robinson carves old books and created new “sculptural books”, where you can see the real story. Over the last few years who just does not cut the poor book, we’ve all seen these works of art, but here the artist is different in that he creates a very “wild” mixture of images that he takes out in a book. Alexander works primarily with encyclopedias. just have a look of amazing Art..Continue Reading

Unusual Book Art That Will Blow Your Brain

Unusual Book Art That Will Blow Your Brain

Let us have a break and distract our minds from the work for a little. Here I have collected some incredible book art that will blow your brains out! Artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian meticulously exposes various layers to create his mind-blowing artwork. Here you will find some examples of his art. Have a look…Continue Reading

7 Rooms of Modern Russia

7 Rooms of Modern Russia

In New book by Rafal Milacha “7 rooms” represents the culmination of a long and careful study of contemporary Russia. For six years Milach photographed seven young men in Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Krasnoyarsk, and was fascinated by these “people, places, food, feeling drunk, music and scenery in a taxi.” “In his 30 years, these people seem caught between the ineradicable Soviet mentality and constantly seeking the mind of today’s Russians. Milach chose an object that is almost impossible to visualize. And yet this book managed to make an incredible journey into a lost direction, a trip to the beauty and sadness due to the country.Continue Reading