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World Book Day: Coolest Art Made From Books

First Posted: 03/03/11 03:11 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

Book Day


It's World Book Day! Who knew? And in honor of books everywhere we'd like to celebrate their creative destruction at the hand of Atlanta-based artist Brian Dettmer. Dettmer takes vintage books -- anything from dictionaries and medical texts to art and architecture books -- and carves them into beautifully intricate sculptures. Holy moly, look how cool this is:

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Filed by Amy Hertz  |