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Pagan Kingdom, Myanmar

The Kingdom of Pagan (also commonly known as the Pagan Dynasty and the Pagan Empire) was the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern-day Burma (Myanmar). Pagan's 250-year rule over the Irrawaddy valley and its periphery laid the foundation for the ascent of Burmese language and culture, the spread of Burman ethnicity in Upper Burma, and the growth of Theravada Buddhism in Burma and in mainland Southeast Asia.
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22 Feb 2014 15:14:00
Local residents take part in the celebrations of Kolyada pagan holiday, which over the centuries has merged with Orthodox Christmas festivities and marks the upcoming end of winter, in the village of Noviny, Belarus, January 21, 2017. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)

Local residents take part in the celebrations of Kolyada pagan holiday, which over the centuries has merged with Orthodox Christmas festivities and marks the upcoming end of winter, in the village of Noviny, Belarus, January 21, 2017. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)
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22 Jan 2017 09:38:00
Georgia Russell

Georgia Russell is a Scottish artist who slashes, cuts and dissects printed matter, transforming books, music scores, maps, newspapers and photographs into patterned abstractions that leave a resemblance of the original but transport it to another time and place where everything is fragmented, and always in flux.
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05 Jun 2012 12:53:00
Book Art by Thomas Allen

American photographer Thomas Allen constructs witty and clever dioramas using figures cut from the covers of old pulp paperbacks. Using salacious pulp art drawing’s of the ’40s and ’50s that covered books such as ” I Married a Dead Man” and ” Marihuana Girl’, Allen constructs one set of pictures up close while obscuring another, and in the process creates a different context. Each piece is given a brand new storyline, though never quite strays from their cheeky origins.
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05 Dec 2012 13:01:00
3D written portrait books

Louis Van Gaal

The agency Van Wanter Etcetera collaborated with Souverein to create the “Written Portraits” series of 3D author to promote literature and autobiographies in Holland. The series of artworks was produced to promote Dutch Book Week this year.
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11 Dec 2012 12:00:00
Wooden Book By Nino Orlandi

This series of work is a collection of wooden books in which all kinds of details emerge from the raw material. Hands reach out, trying to escape the confines of the pages, faces seem to appear out of nowhere, and unknown characters are set behind wooden bars, trapped within the various pieces with titles like The Book of Life, The Magic Mountain, and The Book of Dreams. Orlandi has a vivid imagination and his fine works bring the characters of these storybooks to life in front of our eyes.
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13 Mar 2013 10:06:00
The Power Of Books By Mladen Penev

This pretty cool series of images by Mladen Penev, a talented graphic designer from Bulgaria.
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06 Apr 2013 07:52:00
Babies Recreate Famous Books

Harry Potter, Winnie the Pooh, Peter Pan and many more children's classics are recreated by these book based babies. The gorgeous photos come via Venture Photography for National Storytelling Week.
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10 Feb 2014 11:13:00