In many places, second hand books have so little value that people try and give them away, but sometimes even it won’t empty bookshelves at home. New forms of art are constantly being developed, and one of them involves old books. Some artists cut books to form new objects, some stack them to create sculptures, while others paint on them.
Ekaterina Panikanova, who comes from St Petersburg, has invented a unique way to use old books in art. More samples of her work at her home page.