“Tower of Babel” by Argentinian artist Marta Minujin is a seven story tall sculptural structure covered in 30,000 books from all over the world. The tower resides in Plaza San Martin in Buenos Airies, and celebrates the city’s nomination as World Book Capital 2011 by UNESCO. On May 28, The Tower of Babel will be disassembled and the books will be given away to the public.
this one was so cute//Antique Book Art Rescue an abandoned book, and present it as a still life. Adorn a dilapidated atlas with delicate butterflies, their winged shapes the product of a butterfly craft punch. Glue a page from a discarded novel to the cover before affixing the butterflies with glue dots to look as if they fly off the page Read more: Recycled Craft Ideas - Crafts from Recycled Materials - Country Living