Jan 4, 2011

The Book Surgeon

Brain Dettmer, famed as “The Book Surgeon” uses knives, tweezers and surgical tools to shape-up the old dictionaries and encyclopedias into incredible artwork.

The artist is a student of Colombia College besides working on a Signage store. He carves shapes, one page at a time, in out-dated books, dictionaries and encyclopedias and transforms them into mind blowing artwork using his special instruments. Interestingly, he never adds material or change the content while re-shaping the stuff. He is truly an inspiration for many.

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