Using books as sculpture materials seems to be all the rage these days. I LOVE the delicious new forms that are created but a part of me also tears up a little at the almost sacrilegious destruction of the books themselves (sacrilege + delicious - does that make them "sacrilicious"?). But most people would just consider them "repurposed," and they are art no matter what.
I like Isaac G. Salazar's almost ironic message:
Guy Laramee makes Lilliputian landscapes with his books:
Alexander Korzer-Robinson cuts out the words in antiquarian books (controversial since some volumes are nearly 150 years old), leaving only the gorgeous illustrations between the covers:
Maria Popova's work is fueled by classic children's literature:
Have a great weekend, everyone!