Encyclopedic Landscape: Artist Carves 24-Volume Book Set

book cliff top edge

book art water wave

book art curved series

Frequent themes in the thoughtful work of Guy Laramée include mountains and lakes, caves and rivers, glaciers and waves, deserts and oases, all semi-abstract yet recognizable at the same time, and all emerging from old printed books.

book art zen garden

book art chinese temple

book art cave architecture

book art mountain steps

Some also tie into the themes of the books they are made from, like a Buddha statue or zen garden cut into a volume from China or Japan. Like Chinese landscape drawings or Japanese bonsai trees, there is something meditative and contemplative about many of his works as well.