23Sandy is pleased to kick off fall with Altered Visions, a curated collection of altered books. This exhibition explores a wide range of materials, structures and concepts used by artists who are creating art made from books.
Books by this select group of gallery artists have been excavated, folded, glued, painted, waxed, collaged, crystallized, pinned, rebound, fluffed and carved to make completely new sculptural works of art.
Altered Visions includes work by:
“While some books enthusiasts may object to the use of books in this way, some altered book artists have used the medium to question the changing nature of the book and its imp ortance as a physical object.” Quote from a recent review of this fascinating art form.
Stop by the gallery soon or explore our online catalog to see how these talented artists are finding exciting ways to breathe new life into old books.