Book art is a really bittersweet medium for me. I hate to see a book destroyed, on the other hand, the product of that destruction can be spectacular. ALSO - I miss the Minnesota Center for Book Arts and Coffee Gallery @ Open Book.
Ignacio Canales Aracil - pressed flower sculptures Just flowers. Spanish artist Ignacio Canales Aracil collects flowers from the private gardens of the most renowned landscape designers in Europe and then presses them into large molds.
Japanese artist Toshiko Horiuchi-MacAdam creates large, interactive textile environments that function both as imaginative and vibrant explorations of color and form, at the same time as providing thrilling play environments