Five Artists Transform Books Into Unique Sculptures

Rebound: Dissections and Excavations in Book Art is an exciting installation that utilizes books for much more than just reading. The exhibition, which is currently open at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, the collective exhibit features artwork by five different mixed-media artists: Doug Beube, Long-Bin Chen, Brian Dettmer, Guy Laramée, and Francesca Pastine.

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Massimo Vignelli – Book Design

This short video presented by Mohawk Papers, shows legendary book designer Massimo Vignelli and his creative process of book design. It displays the beginning of his process using a carefully calculated grid system followed by hand drawn images. The video was released along side a limited edition sketch book with Vignelli’s grid printed on all one hundred pages of Mohawk Superfine paper.

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Nils Müller – Vandals

Vandals is Nils Müller’s new book. Like his first publication, Blütezeit, it depicts the curiously global phenomenon of graffiti on trains – a movement that remains illegal even as it penetrates the world of mainstream art.

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Todd Mclellan – Things Come Apart

Todd Meclellan‘s “Things Come Apart” is an expansion of the original Disassembly Series. This new set of images explores retro to modern daily items that have, are, or will be in our everyday lives. The book “Things Come Apart” published by Thames & Hudson will be available May.

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