December 10, 2010 tate.eskew

Brian Dettmer – Featured Artist

Brian Dettmer - Integrated-Electronics

Brian Dettmer - Integrated-Electronics

I’m always on the lookout for art and artists that inspire me to create my own works. Luckily, once in a while I run across someone’s work that I’m just in awe of and it inspires me to get on with my own creative endeavors. Brian Dettmer is one of those people.

From Wikipedia: Brian Dettmer (born 1974) is an American contemporary artist. He is noted for his alteration of preexisting media—such as old books, maps, record albums, and cassette tapes—to create new, transformed works of visual fine art.

Brian’s creations are quite amazing. He carves books with the steady hand and eye of a surgeon. In my eyes, he’s one of the best visual artists of my generation and I hope he continues to push forward in life and his art. Thank you, Brian.

You can see a lot of Brian’s work at these sites:

Brian Dettmer Personal Site
Kinz + Tillou Fine Art
Packer Schopf
Toomey-Tourell
MiTO
Saltworks

A couple of Brian’s carved books

Brian Dettmer - Modern-Painters-1873

Brian Dettmer - Modern-Painters-1873


Brian Dettmer - Webs-New-Inter-Diction

Brian Dettmer - Webs-New-Inter-Diction

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