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Category Archives: Books

Brian Dettmer, aka The Book Surgeon

Chicago born artist┬áBrian Dettmer meticulously dissects books using knives, tweezers and surgical tools. Each piece only reveals what was inside, nothing is added, only removed to reveal the life inside … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · 4 Comments

Rose Sanderson

Bristol based artist Rose Sanderson did a series of ‘Bugs on Books’ art pieces, so I’m presuming this is a natural progression taking her influences from insects, birds and anatomy, … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eyeball Monster

Just thinking of all the laptops and books I could sneak this little guy into… Wanna make one yourself? Here’s the link. Created by Studioset. There’s so many more too … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hidden Treasure

Hidden in the National Library of Medicine’s collection is more than 17 million items, a selection of which have been collected in the new publication form Blast Books called Hidden … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Copyright Free Vintage Anatomical Images

You’ve probably noticed the latest fashion of using vintage images to make art and crafts as they are copyright free (due to them being so old they are now outside … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Empire of Death

The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses┬ácovers the worlds most important charnel sites. ‘ranging from the crypts of the Capuchin monasteries in Italy and the … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mark Ryden Blood

  Painter Mark Ryden produces beautiful but disturbing paintings (above; Fountain, Drips), and his Blood series from 2003 is available in a new 2nd edition stunning book from Porterhouse;

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Stuck Up!

Ok, it’s a cheap shot…. but I defy you not to giggle. Yup, you’ve probably guessed by now, that this book Stuck Up! is written by doctors featuring their favourite … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Anatomical Alphabet of Emotions

  In case you’ve not yet discovered it, John Ptak runs a blog ‘Ptak Science Books’, where I stumbled across this hilarious (to an anatomy geek) article ‘An Alphabet of … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Science Tattoos

Due to be released in October 2011 is Carl Zimmers latest publication, ‘Science Ink’ the art of science tattoos. I saw this at the London Book Fair earlier this year, … Continue reading

August 25, 2011 · Leave a comment