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Myth And Metamorphosis: Classic Literature Transformed

Myth And Metamorphosis: Classic Literature Transformed

"The First Cut" presents a classic twist on Ovid's "Metamorphoses." The Metamorphoses is Ovid's epic poem about "bodies which have been transformed into shapes of different kinds." With motifs of violence, punishment, reward, and pathos, dwelling within this class tale, Ovid writes...

"The First Cut" presents a classic twist on Ovid's "Metamorphoses." The Metamorphoses is Ovid's epic poem about "bodies which have been transformed into shapes of different kinds." With motifs of violence, punishment,...

Japanese Craftsman Restores Old Books To Look Good As New

Japanese Craftsman Restores Old Books To Look Good As New

Instead of being lost to memory, an old, tattered 1,000-page English-Japanese dictionary was given new life when its owner handed it over to Nobuo Okano, a Japanese master craftsman who has spent 30 years perfecting the art of restoring old books.

Instead of being lost to memory, an old, tattered 1,000-page English-Japanese dictionary was given new life when its owner handed it over to Nobuo Okano, a Japanese master craftsman who has...

Hidden 19th Century Fore-Edge Paintings Found on the Pages of a Book

Hidden 19th Century Fore-Edge Paintings Found on the Pages of a Book

While most of us know that some of the greatest treasures can be found in books, turns out that sometimes they also appear on the fore-edges of the pages. Recently Colleen Theisen shared a gif she made, showing an amazing example...

While most of us know that some of the greatest treasures can be found in books, turns out that sometimes they also appear on the fore-edges of the pages. Recently Colleen...

New Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

New Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

Canadian artist Guy Laramee has recently published a new series of his amazing book landscapes which are made by carving old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. He calls his new project "Guan Yin" and dedicates it "to the mysterious forces thanks to...

Canadian artist Guy Laramee has recently published a new series of his amazing book landscapes which are made by carving old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. He calls his new project "Guan...

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

Artist Guy Laramee creates amazing miniature book landscapes out of old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. His series entitled The Great Wall and Biblios represent the degradation of human culture and show glacial landscapes, deep valleys and plateaus.

Artist Guy Laramee creates amazing miniature book landscapes out of old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. His series entitled The Great Wall and Biblios represent the degradation of human culture and show...