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Brian Gives A New Life To Old Books By Carving Them Into Sculptures (Photo Gallery)

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What happens to the books once you have finished reading them? Rather than leaving them on library racks and get dusty, Brian has decided to give them a new life by sculpting. We  let you discover his incredible work.

Brian Dettmer is an American artist living in New York. He is particularly known for his gathering old books and transforming them into sculptures. His work is already known beyond the borders of the United States and is currently on display at the  Haverford college in Pennsylvania. You can also find details of all his works on his website. In the meantime, check out our selection of some of his most original literary sculptures.

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These sculptures carved directly in the books, offer a new perspective to the world of literature. What do you think should be done to old books?

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