Art Between the Covers

carvedbookGary will recognize this artist immediately, but I can’t resist posting my favorite work from biblio-sculpter, Brian Dettmer.

Get a little more information about this coroner of books and his “book autopsies” here.

Imagine the conversation that would ensue if you could bring one of these works to a book group. Where to begin? With the title or the content? And what do you suppose the “author” of the “work” wants the “readers” to take away from the experience?

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About the Author:

Kaite Mediatore Stover refuses to give up her day job as director of readers' services for The Kansas City Public Library to read tarot cards professionally or be the merch girl/roadie for her husband's numerous bands. Follow her on Twitter at @MarianLiberryan.

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  1. gary.niebuhr@mcfls.org' gary warren niebuhr says:

    I had a chance to see a few of Brian Dettmer’s pieces at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, WI, this spring. These images are great but the works are absolutely captivating in person.

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