Destruction (by fire, or otherwise)

 

http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/05/28/book.burning.ap/index.html

 

 

Pictures of book burning

 

obligatory reference to Ray Bradbury’s  Fahrenheit 451

 

This should behoove me to put mine own works online, since I’ve been puttering in the areas lo these 15 years....

 

 

Smoke dis Book - Snoop Dog promos his new rolling papers with a book of lyrics printed on rolling papers, bound in hemp, with a strike-surface spine.

 

NYT: Michael Landy’s ‘Art Bin’

 

The British artist Michael Landy will be destroying hundreds of works of art this year, even though he’s gotten in trouble for it before. In his 2001 performance, “Break Down,” Landy shredded everything he owned — 7,227 items in total. Members of the public were most affected by the disposal of his car, his love letters, family heirlooms and the entire archive of his own art. However, he received most criticism from within the art world for destroying his art collection: works by fellow Young British Artists, including Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, most of which he had received as gifts.

 

Now Landy is about to do the same to hundreds more works of art, contributed by artists from all over the world.

 

The Language Log on (Onion satire about) “Google Purge”

 

Artist Alicia Martin’s tornado of books shoot out a window like a burst of water from a giant hose. The Spain-based artist’s sculptural installation at Casa de America, Madrid depicts a cavalcade of books streaming out of the side of a building. The whirlwind of literature defies gravity and draws attention with its grandeur size. There have been three site-specific installations, thus far, of the massive sculptural works in this series known as Biografias, translated as Biographies, that each feature approximately 5,000 books sprawled out around and atop one another.

 

 

 

Alternate alterations

The idea of the book, continued some more.
The idea of the book, cont’d
Which implies these are at least parts 2 and 3, TODO: find earlier editions....

 

 

(source)

 

also: Lots of Future Shock

 

 

Other things to do with books, when you’re embarassed

 

Other uses for books

 

autopsies, somewhat. eviscerations.
Let us not forget Tom Phillips nor altered books.

 

Igloo made of stacked books

 

See Also

VisualAddiction.RobertRauschenberg for “erased DeKooning drawing”


 

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