June 24, 2008

Brian Dettmer's Book Autopsies

Brian Dettmer is an American contemporary artist. He is known for his alteration of preexisting media -- such as old books, maps, record albums, and cassette tapes -- to create new, transformed works of visual fine art.Using surgical tools, Brian Dettmer removes paper from books like an archeologist releasing a fossil from layers of sediment, thereby unveiling connections between words and images hundreds of pages away from each other.

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