lizzie buckmaster dove

by kath_red on 25/03/2009

in Art+Design, Features


Australian artist Lizzie Buckmaster Dove works with vintage books to create these sculptural forms. Lizzie Buckmaster Dove: An End to Myth is on until 4 April at Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne.

Buckmaster creates paper construction from images of native flora and fauna, working with the precision and measure of a curious botanist.

Her work references scientific illustration natural history museums. She loves of the physicality of books… and finds it provocative to breath new life into a mostly redundant but intrinsically beautiful object.


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