From Cluttered Comic Book Artwork to Ornate Origami Novels

By: Courtney Scharf - Published: Jul 27, 2012
These examples of beautiful book art prove that the beauty of novels is not limited to the text within them.

From comic books to classic masterpieces, these artistic creations make the most of an already creative piece. Often incorporating the story of the book into the piece, these examples of book art show the skills of artists who can work with a range of materials. Inventive, and often paying homage to some of the greatest written works of all time, these creations are well-intentioned, and mix together two beloved mediums of expression. Bringing new meaning to the term 'pop-up' book, book art is one of the most intriguing forms of artistic expression out there.

Ingenious, and often adopting books in unpredictable ways, these examples of beautiful book art are sure to please.