Sunday, July 08, 2007

book iconography

Jonathan Callan addresses books as objects rather than sacred cultural artifacts and prompts viewers to explore ideas of materiality: what is a book and what is its purpose? Within a cultural context of hypertexts, virtual communication, the Internet and the commodification of books.

Stubb2006areated concrete 22 x 34 x 22 cm

The Value of Politics paper200528 x 58 x 58 cm, 11 x 22 3/4 x 22 3/4 in


Nathan said...

these are exceptional. they seem very poetic as well. Have you seen the work of Donald Lipski?

He also uses books in a sculptural manner.

moon said...

Thanks Nathan.
i didn't know Donald Lipski's work. great stuff!
and liked some of the other artists at this gallery

Anonymous said...


That second link has changed. Used to be to a German "looking" gallery. And the third link is 404.

FYI lady. Keep up the good work!


JOe Moran

Moon River said...

Thanks Joe,

i've tried to fix it