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Brian Dettmer

Beauty and the Book: Page-Turning Art

MutualArt | Posted 06.19.2012 | Arts

Paper has also made a comeback, but not in the traditional sense -- artists such as Louisa Boyd, Brian Dettmer and Su Blackwell are using books as a medium, lending a novel perspective (pun intended) to the concept of artistic narrative.

Artists and the Future of Books

Jane Chafin | Posted 03.12.2012 | Home
Jane Chafin

It will come as no surprise to anyone who reads this blog that I am a bibliophile. I love books, I live surrounded by them and never thought I would live to see the current changes in technology that have many referring to them as obsolete.

11 Sculptures Made From Books (VIDEO)

Mental Floss | David Moye | Posted 01.10.2012 | Weird News

Atlanta artist Brian Dettmer studied at Columbia College in Chicago before latching on to his calling: turning old books, yellow pages, periodicals, e...

Book Art: Brian Dettmer's Coolest Book Sculptures (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Literature itself is certainly art, but who knew books could become such beautiful and fascinating visual art as well? Artist Brian Dettmer alters...

World Book Day: Coolest Art Made From Books | By Mito Habe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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 ...

Think Books Are Dead? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Even as our lives become ever more digitalized, the beauty of the printed page continues to hold sway. Take Jonathan Safran Foer's recent literary dis...

With ArtChicago a few Weeks Away, Art in the Galleries is Improving

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

We all have internal conflicts. Seeing someone else conscientiously explore their dichotomies sheds light on all of our own issues.