Artist Creates Incredible Sculptures With Old Books

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A New York city based artist is cutting up old books into beautiful masterpieces with tweezers , knives , scalpels and other surgical tools . In the gallery below we showcase some of his work which is pretty damn amazing . we are pretty sure you never saw old books turned to really awesome sculptures . to view more of his work you can visit his website , but make sure to scroll down for all the images  

 

Brian Dettmer is a New York artist who also goes by the name the Book Surgeon

Brian Dettmer

He uses all sorts of books or maps or basically any sort of literature that can be turned into a sculpture

Brian Dettmer

Although some may say his work is actually destroying someone’s  else creation , he has a different take on it  

Brian Dettmer

” My work is a collaboration with the existing material and its past creators and the completed pieces expose new relationships of the book’s internal elements exactly where they have been since their original conception ” 

Brian Dettmer

After looking at some of his amazing work , we are sold 

Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer

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