Terry Border Literally Embodies These Classic Novels

By: Janelle Savel - Mar 4, 2014
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Terry Border is a humorist photographer whose art and photography literally bring stories to life.

His series 'Wiry Limbs, Paperbacks' showcases classic novels as personified characters surrounding the main concept of the book. Border says he wants to bring old books to life by adding wire arms and legs and making them witty literal figures. The classics include George Orwell 1984 toting a camcorder, and Rosemary's Baby inside a baby crib.

This series is comical but it also attempts to showcase classic literature, while signifying its importance and impact on society. 'Wiry Limbs, Paperbacks' will bring you back to your memories of high school when you were told to read these novels; now they are still timeless reads that continue to inspire and move us.