Brian Dettmer~meticulously dissects books using knives, tweezers and surgical tools. Each piece only reveals what was inside, nothing is added, only removed to reveal the life inside the medical books he used for these
Altered Book: contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools
Brian Dettmer - Library of American History (detail), 2012 hardcover books, acrylic varnish, x x - Image Courtesy of the Artist and Toomey Tourell Fine Art
The Book Surgeon. most incredible thing I have ever seen! "Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time"
Altered Books by Brian Dettmer - Design Milk
Hand Carved Book Sculpture by Brian Dettmer, Book Sculptor
Brian Dettmer Wagnalls Wheel 2010 Altered Set of Vintage Encyclopedias x x Image Courtesy of the Artist and Toomey Tourell Fine Art
Using scalpels, tweezers and other surgical tools Brian Dettmer carves these beautifully intricate book sculptures one page at a time.
Brian Dettmer Core 6 2007 x x Image Courtesy of the Artist and Kinz + Tillou Fine Art
Brian Dettmer’s Carved Book Sculptures
Cut book sculptures by artist Brian Dettmer.
Brian Dettmer: "insane art formed by carving books with surgical tools"
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