Random House by James Allen

Random House is made from an encyclopedia that has been cut in half and excavated through the front and back sides. There is extensive word poetry along with layered images anchored by the Kakapo in the left window and a typewriter on the right.

Artist Bio

James Allen currently lives and works in Nashville Tennessee. He has shown his work at museums and galleries across the country including Bellevue Arts Museum, Morris Museum, Whatcom Museum, Cameron Art Museum, and Brooklyn Central Library. His book excavations are also in special collections libraries at UCLA, Ringling College of Art and Design, John's Hopkins University, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, University of Puget Sound, Baylor University, Swarthmore College, Virginia Commonwealth University, and University of Colorado Boulder.