A Visit to "The Mouse Library"

"Do Not Disturb Me!" 40x20cm [15.75" x 7.87"]Welcome to Souris de Bibliotheque (The Mouse Library), an amazing series of painted clay sculptures by French artist Véronique Didierlaurent.There is so much strength packed in these small creations; the dreamy serenity these women exude is contagious! Enjoy the selection."the climber books" 55x25cmProvisions for the road?" 35x20 cm  "The long literary chair" 45x20 cm"the bookmark" 35x25 cm"Playing perched" 40x20 cm"Lili-Larousse" 35x20 cmSumptuous!Artist's website

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A two-story Shhh!

To create something to adorn the lobby of the then new library, the city of Walnut Creek, California enlisted the services of artist Christian Moeller.Moeller went ahead and  took what is probably the most stereotypical librarian behavior and he blew it up!Like two-stories high!“Shhh…Portrait in 12 Volumes of Gray” stands 26 feet tall and eight feet wide and contains 3,960 books. The covers are 12 shades of gray and arranged on a gigantic steel bookshelf,. The piece displays image of a woman’s face as she makes a “shhh” signal. Each spine represents one pixel in the entire image and all of the pages in...

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