In 1969 Salvador Dali illustrated Alice in Wonderland and the book was published by Maecenas Press (a division of Random House). Unfortunately the book went out of print and soon became a rare collector’s item.
After seeing the Dali artwork, and knowing the adventures of Alice very well, it is like this collaboration was destined to happen. In the book’s introduction Lewis Carrol expert Mark Burstein discusses Dalí’s symbolic and mathematical connections with Carroll, while mathematician Thomas Banchoff explores the mathematics threaded throughout Dalí’s work.
Check out some of the stunning illustrations below and to find a link to purchase your own copy.
The Mock Turtle
The Rabbit Hole
Pool of Tears
Alice and her Sister
Voice of the Lobster
Pig and Pepper
DIY Everywhere collated some of the best ways to recycle old tomes, using the pages to bring us novel ideas…
Check out the images below and see if anything grabs your fancy! If you find one you like then head over to the website to watch their videos, and to cut, fold, and stick along with them. If book folding and origami are your thing just follow the links below and find your perfect book match.
Happy paper folding!
James’s art is just as inspiring and creative as Elizabeth’s, and full of literary references for the keenest readers. Check him out on Instagram if you like what you see below!
Surrounded by books carefully positioned to create magical, inspiring, and beautiful scenes, Elizabeth’s ‘Books’ is a wonderful Insta feed to scroll through. Check out some of our favourites below- and find more at her main Instagram page- Elizabeth Sagan.
After huge success and recognition Banksy wants to help his home city and community in Bristol. The historical city is facing major cuts to some areas that could see 17 of its 27 libraries close as Bristol struggles to fix a £1.4m shortfall. Mayor Marvin Rees confirmed with local press that the street artist-come-philanthropist had “come forward and talked about supporting us”.
From Lord of the Flies to Moby Dick, 1984 to Wuthering Heights, Wrong Hands explains each book in succinct and humorous fashion!