The concept of hiding and revealing type on the printed page and creating an art object is reminescent of Tom Philips’ treated novel; the humument, in which he drew and painted over 360 pages of dense type. The results of which are brilliant and can be found reproduced online on this excellent website.
Our daily lives, some of the old paper and magazines, do not lose it, because it can cause some of your favorite items. British artist Jennifer Collier, old magazines and books, turn them into paper art works detail incredible. Her use of the appropriate paper splicing, produce unexpected results.