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Alexander Korzer-Robinson

I make book sculptures / cut books by working through a book, page by page, cutting around some of the illustrations while removing others. In this way, I build my composition using only the images found in the book.

Works are created using only the pictures that are already in the volumes and the end result is a hollowed out book with a layered composition similar to the Victorian paper theatres that were hugely popular at that time.

The books are sealed around the cut so they can no longer be opened, but are designed to be either hung on the wall or can stand by themselves as an art object.


The Language of Flowers: An Alphabet of Floral Emblems (1857). Found in the Internet Archive by AnitaNH


Bases of Design by Walter Crane 

detail from the title page; London 1902


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Spring 1961, Germany

teach your kids that words end up killing people

ELLEN DEGENERES (via coolmom3000)