Book art: four images by Thomas Allen.

This art is simply amazing. Thomas Allen takes old books, carefully cuts the covers and positions them to create entire scenes, tiny tableaus of pulp paper and faded ink. I love the creative repurposing of common everyday things. He didn't need paint and canvas; he only needed a stack of old books, an exacto knife, and the ability to see past what's there in the images and see what could be there.

You can view more here and at his website.




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August 28, 2009 at 8:45 PM Sea of Love... ...forthelackofwords said...

it must have been you who showed me these originally.
my mind is happily blown looking at these.

YES.

i want to show this to everyone.