Artmagonline Review

Thank you to Artmagonline for this generous review of my work:
http://artmagonline.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/on-books-2/

Kerry Miller’s intricate book sculptures are works of painstaking effort and unbelievable beauty. Looking like a cross between Faberge egg creations mixed with the most precious of books, her pieces turn the fairly banal texts she uses as a base, into something wondrous.

Textbook of Zoology by Parker and Haswell

Miller’s works take a variety of styles, although each one incorporates the original book as its ‘frame’, providing a focus for the viewer as they delve into the marvellous and ‘wonderland-like’ creations that Miller creates.

Miller’s works take a variety of styles, although each one incorporates the original book as its ‘frame’, providing a focus for the viewer as they delve into the marvellous and ‘wonderland-like’ creations that Miller creates.

Brehm Djurens Liv - vol 12 by Alfred Brehm

Antique books are Miller’s texts of choice, and these have the added advantage of frequently containing – or being written about- the most bizarre of topics: from home-made medicine techniques, to Victorian recipe books containing the most bizarre of recipes.

No matter what the topic, however, these books have well and truly turned into art…

 

 

 

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