Brian Dettmer's amazing altered books

These images just leave me in awe. Brian Dettmer has breathed new life into old books by transforming them into surprising book art.

Brian Dettmer's "Wagnalis Wheel,"(2010) made from altered encyclopedias.
"Webster Withdrawn," 2010.
More incredible book art after the jump!

A Loose Leaf and Self Revising Reference Work, 2010, Altered Set of Vintage Encyclopedias.
The March of Democracy, 2010, Altered books
Compiled Upon a New Plan, 2010, Altered Books


  1. These are the most creative, awesome, beautiful altered books I have ever seen! You are so very talented!!! :)

    1. I wish I had even a smidgen of Dettmer's creativity :P


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