Beautiful and Creative Book Sculptures

Beautiful and Creative Book Sculptures

See what happens when talented artists use books as their artistic medium, the results are truly impressive…

Book Sculptures by Su Blackwell

This remarkable artist employs this delicate, accessible medium and uses irreversible, destructive processes to reflect on the precariousness of the world we inhabit and the fragility of our life, dreams and ambitions. [link]

Book Sculptures by Su Blackwell

Book Sculptures by Su Blackwell 2

Book Sculptures by Su Blackwell 3

Book Sculptures by Su Blackwell 4

Book Face Sculptures by Nicholas Galanin

“What Have We Become?” series by Nicholas Galanin made from books with thousands of pages. [link]

Book Face Sculptures by Nicholas Galanin

Book Sculptures by Nicholas Galanin

Book Art by Georgia Russell

Scottish artist who uses a scalpel instead of a brush or a pen, creating constructions that transform found ephemera, such as books, music scores, maps, newspapers, currency and photographs. [link]

Book Art by Georgia Russell

Book Sculptures by Georgia Russell

Book Autopsies by Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer carves into books revealing the artwork inside. [link]

Book Autopsies by Brian Dettmer

Book Autopsies by Brian Dettmer 2

Book Autopsies by Brian Dettmer 3

Book Autopsies by Brian Dettmer 4

Book Sculptures by Robert The

This talented artist began making book pieces in 1991. He currently lives in Kingston, New York. [link]

Book Sculptures by Robert The

Art of the Masters by Robert The

Art of the Masters by Robert The

Future of Books by Kyle Bean

The goal of “The Future of Books” project is to show what many of us believe to be the future of books. [link]

Future of Books by Kyle Bean

Also check out: Book Mountains and Art Carved into Books

  1. MochiPu

    Wowww~ wondering how they made those arts…
    but…i feel sorry for the authors of the books,
    what a waste… :p

  2. Sachawinter

    Pop up books 2.0! The detail is amazing in all, “Book Autopsies” especially..

  3. jen

    incredible!

  4. Laurie

    Oooh, I want to make a face book.

    Don’t be sad about that one, it was a blank journal… No words were harmed in the making on that sculpture.

  5. Beezy

    love these!

  6. Booklover Karen

    Are you kidding me! Sorry for the authors- these works of art are incredible!

  7. clicker

    these are amazing!wondering how long they took.this is what i would call real art from the mind ;)

  8. paintbot

    well if i wrote a book i would prefer it to be made into beautuil art instead of getting aoggy and eaten by mice in an attic. awesome.

  9. Cat Johnson

    What beautiful creations. I am impressed and inspired to figure out how on earth you carve books like this?!

    If I were an author and someone made something this labor-intensive and stunning out of my book, I think I would be honored and stoked.

  10. harish

    very interesting work i too work with paper very good work
    harish

  11. Sklep wędkarski

    Book Sculptures is absolutely stunning!

  12. Isabel Losada

    As an author I guess I should hate these - or, at the least, they should make me a little nervous. But I love them. Really wonderful. x isabel

  13. Brenda Finne

    I will never see a book the same way again - brilliant.

  14. Le Hoa

    Genius! Unbelievable.

  15. Amarilis

    Hermoso, excelente. Quisiera tenerlo para mostrarlo a los diseñadores del Instituto de Diseño en Cuba…..

  16. Daniel

    Amazing

  17. sanaz

    Wonderfull

  18. Titien femyanti

    Amazing And Wonderfull

  19. Maria

    I am blown away. The creativity behind these transformations baffle me. I think I just fell in love with a new kind of art

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