9/21/12

Fun Friday!


Some winners -
A Lovely, Indecent Departure - Julie
The Palaver Tree - Na
The Secret of the Stones -  Natasha, LunaRaven, & Alabell


This was created by Canadian artist, Tom Bendtsen.  It is made of 10,000 books and is 10 feet tall! - http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2009/12/towering-books.html





Popular Argentine artist Marta Minujin has created a 25-meter-high spiraling Tower of Babel made from 30,000 books written in various languages.
This modern version of the Tower of Babel was designed in celebration of Buenos Aires’ designation as World Book Capital 2011, by UNESCO, and local authorities say it represents the ideas of pluralism and diversity which also characterize the Argentine capital city.
Read more at -  http://www.odditycentral.com/news/modern-tower-of-babel-made-of-books-appears-in-buenos-aires.html#8Dmdd7PDsBDK7oPF.99

 

4 comments:

  1. SO cool. I want to see something like this in person.

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  2. Same here! Especially that incredible Tower of Babel ... what an amazing project! O-O

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  3. Oh wow! These are amazing art pieces! I'm not sure I'll be able to do that to my books though.

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