Wagnalis Wheel, detail
Wagnalis Wheel, made from an altered set of vintage encyclopedias
Brian is mostly known for his book work, which involves taking vintage books and dissecting them to discover amazing pictures or a special arrangement of words. He uses exactos, knives and various other tools to cut into the books to reveal their innards.
Soft Standards, made from an altered set of vintage encyclopedias
Soft Standards, detail
Brian is also been dabbeling with other reused materials like VHS and music cassette tapes to create sculptures. He melts the tapes and reforms them into skulls, trees, flowers and more all with a slightly dark undertone.
Harmony House, cut from a wallpaper sample book
Harmony House, detail
In his own words: "I am mainly known for my book work, which is what I mainly do, but all of my work deals with redefining existing mass produced media- books, tapes, maps etc.
The Household Physician, front
The Household Physician, back
all images courtesy of the artist via his flickr site.