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Art made from books

Laura Heyenga

Art made from books

altered, sculpted, carved, transformed

by Laura Heyenga

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Altered books

  • About the Edition

    Not a how-to book, but a catalog of a compelling new art form: these artists take books, and stitch, paint, cut, or otherwise transform them into thought-provoking works of art.

    Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Laura Heyenga ; preface by Brian Dettmer ; introduction by Alyson Kuhn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT896.3 .H49 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 pages
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27150649M
    ISBN 101452117101
    ISBN 109781452117102
    LC Control Number2013008592
    OCLC/WorldCa829744356


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