Encyclopedic Landscape: Artist Carves 24-Volume Guide Set
Post by Urbanist, filed below Sculpture & Craft in the Ar2rk class.
In his most voluminous undertaking to date, this guide artist bids farewell to the extended legacy of printed Encyclopedia Britannica sets with a mountainous tribute to their 244 years of background.
Guy Laramée, guide artist and author of this piece titled Adieu (French for goodbye), has carried out equivalent works at smaller sized scale, at times carved into single books and other times manufactured from entire sets or entire series. A variety of fascinating examples can be observed under and particular pieces are offered for acquire from the Foster/White Gallery.
The act of gouging into a book would seem almost violent, producing the idyllic and often nature-centric compositions this artist produces by way of that destruction seem strikingly peaceful by contrast.