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Book Art: Iconic Sculptures and Installations Made from Books | Paul Sloman
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For centuries books have contained and presented that information that has allowed humankind to study and interpret the world. As the written word had become reality available through different media, contemporary artist have increasingly been exploring the interplay between the function, structure, and format of books literally deconstructing then using scalpels and knives. BOOK ART is a stunning documentation of current art, installation, and design created with and from books. The fascinating range of examples, which is as diverse as books themselves, offers eloquent proof that- despite digital media's inroads as sources of text information - the book's legacy as a carrier of ideas and communication is being expanded today in the creative realm.
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cathysaid
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Isn‘t this lovely? I bought it to mark the current page of my calendar at work...to brighten my day each morning when take it out to open it and I see this. Thank you @Bookartbookmarks ! #bookmarks

Hufflepuffle That is gorgeous 😍 4mo
Eyelit That is pretty amazing! 4mo
cathysaid @Hufflepuffle @Eyelit Go look at her other ones! I think I showed remarkable restraint by only ordering one...for now 😬 4mo
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Chelsea.Poole
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My book folding kit for this morning! Yesterday, at the library, we hosted a Book Art Workshop. It was the best! I learned how to fold books and finished one yesterday. Today I am starting another. 😊📖

jpmcwisemorgan I‘ve signed up for one next month - we‘re going to make a hedgehog out of a book. 8mo
Chelsea.Poole @jpmcwisemorgan oh cute!! Sounds fun😊 8mo
jpmcwisemorgan I can‘t wait. It‘s still a couple of weeks away! 8mo
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starlight97
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Love this artist 🧡🎨📖
_aeppol on Instagram
#art #bookart #illustration

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SW-T
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Art made from books. Just because they‘re cool to look at 😊

#bookart

Nebklvr How cool 10mo
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Cortg
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Hooked_on_books That‘s very cool 11mo
Erofan 😍 11mo
Crazeedi Wow! Awesome! 10mo
BookwormAHN Fantastic 😸 10mo
mcipher This is so cool!! 10mo
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Elma
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BennettBookworm WOWWWW!! ❤️ 11mo
JennyM Oh wow 11mo
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RachelO These are great! Thanks for sharing them 😊 11mo
BooknerdsLife Wow!!! 😱😻😻❤️ 11mo
lalatiburona Super cool! 11mo
kellyann28 That is so cool! 11mo
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JoScho
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One more fun picture from the used book store today ❤️

Gezemice Love it! Great colors! 2y
readordierachel Pretty! 2y
LA_Mead Gorgeous! What books are those? 2y
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blondie Ooohh♡♡♡ 2y
TNbookworm 💕💕💕 2y
Suet624 So pretty! 2y
Sarah83 Cute. Which publisher is it? 😍 2y
Gissy Beautiful! 😍❤️👌🏼 2y
BookaholicNatty That‘s awesome!!!!!!!❤️😍 2y
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ValerieAndBooks
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Hi all! Thanks for all the get-well wishes on my last post 💖❤️💗, they mean a lot! I‘m still not 💯 better, but we are back home and I‘ve been resting as much as I can. Here is a bookish picture for you all — some of the book art inside the library of the school we toured — Rice University. I‘ve read almost nothing in the past week 😱!

julesG Feel better soon. 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Glad you‘re feeling better!! I‘ve been doubling my vitamin D and it seems to be helping, along with juicing oranges as frequently as possible. I was under the weather only for a day or so this winter/Spring (?)🤞🏽and yes, that‘s Vitamin D as in 🐶 I saw a Dr. Mercola video and decided to try it and it works! 2y
BookwormM I can also recommend Vitamin D have been taking it over a year and despite being on immune suppressing drugs I have not been ill yet touchwood 2y
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JacqMac Glad you‘re starting to feel better. 2y
LauraBeth Hope that you‘re at 100% soon! 💕 2y
Suet624 I‘m so sorry! I missed your previous post and didn‘t know you were sick. Glad to hear you‘re feeling a bit better. 2y
ValerieAndBooks @julesG Thank you! I have not needed a nap today yet, so 🤞 2y
ValerieAndBooks @JanuarieTimewalker13 @BookwormM thanks for the heads up on vitamin D! Definitely something to look into. 2y
ValerieAndBooks @JacqMac thanks 😊!! 2y
ValerieAndBooks @LauraBeth getting there! Each day a little better, thanks! 2y
ValerieAndBooks @Suet624 thanks! Usually colds don‘t hit me this hard, but having to travel just prolonged it, I think. Feeling a bit better today! 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 You‘re welcome!!! 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 @BookwormM that‘s fantastic!!! I also watch Dr. John Bergman- he‘s a chiropractor with videos on YT and has a lot of info on immune suppressing drugs (sorry, I always immediately think RA bc it seems to be ubiquitous). You may want to check him out. I‘m no sure how I stumbled upon him. (edited) 2y
BookwormM @JanuarieTimewalker13 I have inflammatory arthritis and have now been diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis which is why I am on immune suppressing drugs will check out your suggestion 👍 2y
ValerieAndBooks @BookwormM hugs- it can be a challenge to find what works to help you feel even a bit better 💖 @JanuarieTimewalker13 💖 2y
DivineDiana Just seeing this. Sorry to learn of your illness and hope you are feeling better! 💗 2y
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BlameJennyJane
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So excited I got my treasures from @Babiesandbooks !! Thank you! 💕Love!!! 💕 #bookartbookmarks

Bookartbookmarks I love the octopus with the cover!! Thanks for sharing! 2y
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MrBook
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Hi, Littens! The Bookish Art Boutique discount code ends tonight! Use HOLIDAY17 for 10% off your entire order.

Also, Wednesday is the last day to order with Bookish Art Boutique to guarantee arrival with enough time for you to receive it and then ship it anywhere in the US in time for Christmas!

✨www.BookishArt.com✨

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MrBook
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@BookBabe 's latest bookish art installment is now available, everybody 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻!!! This one features #Coale doing what he loves best--reading 😸. Head on over to the boutique and get yours before the first batch is all gone: 👉🏻www.BookishArt.com👈🏻! #bookishart #bookmark

RealBooks4ever Oooo, spooky! 👻🎃 2y
Peddler410 Ordered mine! 2y
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MrBook
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@BookBabe 's first Fall-themed bookish artwork is now available 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻! Here's the link to her boutique, so step right up and get yourself some seasonal goodness 😊👍🏻: http://www.BookishArt.com. Made with our #LitsyFamily in mind. #BookArt

julesG This is wonderful! @BookBabe 2y
Leftcoastzen Really pretty! 2y
hermyknee Absolutely beautiful 🍂💛🦉 2y
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TheBookbabeblog84 Added her shop to my bookmarks...I see a pillow I'd love ♥️ 2y
Read.Em.And.Eat Omg that bookmark!!! 😍 2y
Read.Em.And.Eat I went to the website, are they only available in the US? :'( 2y
Abailliekaras 😍👏🏼 2y
BookBabe @Read.Em.And.Eat Everything is available internationally, we just need to do it through PayPal or some other way. No problem! Email me at bookworm1959@icloud.com and let me know what you'd like. 😊 2y
DarcysMom So pretty! You are really talented @BookBabe 2y
coffeenebula Awesome! Perfect for #halloweengoespostal 2y
Buddys_Momma Well----looks like I'll be placing another order----yippee!!😁 2y
BookBabe @DarcysMom thank you! ☺️❤️ 2y
BookBabe @coffeenebula So true! What a great idea! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
BookBabe @Buddys_Momma Yay! 😄🙌🏻💕 2y
Peddler410 Oh my gosh! Now I'm wishing I waited! So beautiful! 2y
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MrBook
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Littens, @BookBabe is proud to present her latest painting in her Bookish Art series, inspired by our #LitsyFamily. YOU are her Muse, and she is so happy to know that you appreciate her work and the pedestal it places books upon. Thank you, everyone; I'll never tire in saying how great the @Litsy Community is. You can place orders for fine art prints and bookmarks of this painting starting now at her boutique: www.BookishArt.com! 😁

Clwojick This is beautiful. Swoon. 😍😍😍 2y
Reviewsbylola Awesome work!! @BookBabe 2y
TaylorMay Ooh I love this! Can I just live there for the weekend? 2y
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annahenke You two are my favorite! 2y
Reecaspieces Well! I just placed a big order. You are so talented!! I love it! 2y
MrBook @Clwojick She's a master of her craft 😁👍🏻! @Reviewsbylola She has so many great ones 😊! @TaylorMay 😆🙌🏻! @annahenke ☺️ *blushes* Aww shucks, thank you! @Reecaspieces Oooh 😳, thank you ☺️! 2y
BookBabe @Reecaspieces Thank you so much! 💕Your kind words and appreciation and support of my work mean so much to me! 😘 2y
BookBabe @annahenke Aww, you're so sweet! ☺️💕 We ❤️ you too! 2y
BookBabe 😊 Thank you! So glad you like the new work. 💕 @Clwojick @Reviewsbylola @TaylorMay 2y
BookBabe And @MrBook , thank you for sharing this! You're so sweet and kind, and so brilliant with words. 😘 2y
Cathythoughts Beautiful 🙏 2y
Reecaspieces @BookBabe you have such beautiful work and are so freaking talented!! Keep it up!! 2y
Bookworm83 Bookmark ordered!! 👍🏻👍🏻 2y
TwinklingBooks Thats soo beautiful !💖💖 2y
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starlight97
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MrBook
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My incredible, phenomenal, ain't-she-adorable, impeccable, extraordinary, exceedingly artistically talented soul-mate, @BookBabe , has created more fantastic biblio-art for our #LitsyFamily ???????!!! We hope you like it and want to hang up a copy of "Tea and Tome" in your abode (mmmaybe somewhere near some books? ☺️). #bookart

BookBabe 😘❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Lcsmcat 👏🏻👏🏻❤️ 2y
Gissy Love it! I want one! 👍I'm her art fan! 🙋🏻@BookBabe 2y
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BookBabe @Gissy Aww, you're so sweet! Thank you! Here's the link for it! 💖 https://www.paypal.me/JenBissu/31 😘 2y
Gissy @BookBabe Done! 👏👏👏👌🏼 2y
BookBabe @Gissy Awesome! Thank you so much! I'm gonna scramble and get it out with the batch going out tomorrow! ☺️❤️ 2y
Gissy @BookBabe Thanks! 👌🏼 2y
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tpixie
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Here's a fun TED TALK about Book Art from the artist 👨‍🎤 #bookart Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is.
https://www.ted.com/talks/chip_kidd_designing_books_is_no_laughing_matter_ok_it_...

CrowCAH Love it when the spines create a picture! 2y
tpixie @CrowCAH another one he showed on the Ted talk was interesting. The spine had a picture , and then as U pull the book off the shelf two other pictures showed up on the front of book, which were supposed to tell a story in 3 frames 2y
CrowCAH @tpixie wow, that sounds sooo cool! 2y
tpixie @CrowCAH lol kind of hard to explain but it was interesting to see it on the video!! 2y
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Bibliogeekery
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Yeah_I_Read Beautiful 😍😍 3y
Libby1 ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
Gissy Beautiful!!!!! 😍❤❤❤❤ 3y
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Bibliogeekery
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Love this Pinterest find! (Don't know the artist)

Shortstack I've seen this as a tattoo as well 3y
Bibliogeekery @Shortstack wow! That would be awesome! 3y
Peddler410 My dad shared the tattoo with me on FB! It's fantastic and so tempting. 3y
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Bibliogeekery
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😍

Lmstraubie Such a gorgeous picture! 3y
DivineDiana Love this! 3y
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Bibliogeekery
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😍

Redjewel_7734 😍😍😍😍😍 3y
SuperPunkNinja ❤❤❤ 3y
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