Posts Tagged ‘Halsey Gallery’

Rebound: Dissections and Excavations in Book Art

Doug Beube, Disaster Series, Twister.

There is no doubt that “the relevance of physical books in our culture is diminishing” according to curator Karen Ann Meyers. Rebound, presented by the College of Charleston‘s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, shows five artists who use books to create sculpture. Books provide a mass of free material for these artists. Encyclopedia sets were once functional objects from a different time and culture. These discarded[…..]