Artist Brian Dettmer dissects books to expose the beauty of their anatomy. Using an X-acto knife and tweezers, Dettmer pulls away carefully selected layers of books, revealing a complex view of their internal organization.
In this time when the book is no longer the most efficient way to store and transmit data, Dettmer's transformations are at once nostalgic and forward-thinking. His process is a wonderful example of how a destructive act can create something beautiful and new.
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