Sculptural Collages Cut From Antique Books

Destroying an antique book seems like a shame, but if the book in question is being turned into such an incredibly cool work of art then maybe it's a worthwhile endeavor after all.

Here's how crafty book lover Alexander Korzer-Robinson creates these wonderfully intricate collages:

Alexander Korzer-Robinson delves into antiquarian books, cutting out everything except the images on each page, leaving them in their proper order. The element of randomness inherent in these pages-deep collages is part of what attracts him to the medium. ”By using pre-existing media as a starting point,” he writes, “certain boundaries are set by the material, which I aim to transform through my process. 

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If the book is in shabby shape, which these seem to be, then I have no issue with it at all. If the book is in good shape, then it should be a no-go.
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