Inspired by books and magazines she found discarded on the street, Oakland-based artist Alexis Arnold explores the vulnerability of printed media by transforming books into sculptures with crystallized borax.
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To create her delicate book sculptures, Swedish artist Cecilia Levy considers the history, materiality, and composition of old books sourced from her surroundings.
A special “unburnable” edition of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was crafted to raise awareness about recent efforts to ban books from schools and libraries.
A Houston artist turns outdated manuals, phone books, and encyclopedias into visually striking sculptures.
Ex-library books are catalogued in a new home.
A new graphic novel out from Montreal comics publisher Drawn & Quarterly.
Through innovative and dynamic state-of-the-art exhibitions, as well as compelling programming, the American Writers Museum (AWM) educates, enriches, provokes, and inspires the public. A museum focused solely on the nation's writers and writing, the AWM is the first of its kind in the United States.
South African artist Barbara Wildenboer transforms old reference books into delicate sculptures that evoke their sources’ subject matter.
A look at one of the handcrafted books from Somewhere Far From Habit: The Poet and the Artist's Book, an exhibition opening at the Longwood Center for Visual Arts in Farmville, Virginia, which presents thirty collaborations between some of the country's most inspiring poets and accomplished book artists.