Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer
Born in Chicago but currently living and working out of Atlanta, Georgia, contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian meticulously exposes various layers to create his mind-blowing artwork. Dettmer has received critical acclaim around the world and his work can be found in countless galleries and publications. Below you will find a small sample of his art along with an artist bio and statement from Dettmer. Be sure to visit Brian’s official site: briandettmer.com for more information and photographs of his fantastic art.
James Collins, after Cornelis Bloemaert (1625); Owl wearing reading spectacles by candlelight (woodcut), England, circa 1685.
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Pretty sure Holden Caulfield would be a terrible president.
Personal work, 2013