Save up to 25% off ALL T-shirts from the NeatoShop! Hurry - sale ends Nov 29, 2015.

Jacqueline Rush Lee's Book Art

Hawaii-based artist Jacqueline Rush Lee creates sculptures from books that she finds at library discard sales. She bakes them in kilns, dyes, and sometimes creates plaster casts. Lee writes:

For almost a decade I have found myself drawn to the intimate, tactile, and symbolic qualities of used books. I am interested in how these recycled books come with their own histories of use and meaning and how they serve as potent vehicles of expression. With the idea of working with them as my canvas or building block, I transform the books into sculptures that explore and redefine the book as familiar object, medium, and archetypal form. By scrambling the formal arrangement of the book and transposing its material and conceptual qualities, I aim to create evocative art forms that suggest an alternative narrative. via DudeCraft

Commenting is closed.

Email This Post to a Friend
"Jacqueline Rush Lee's Book Art"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More