The Book as Art?

Maybe it should be Art as the Book. This exhibit at The Israel Museum offers many works in the theme, “Beauty and the Book.”

Book-lovers know that a considerable part of the experience of reading has to do with the liberation of the imagination. Holding a book in one’s hand, one can soar towards unfamiliar lands, or plunge into the labyrinth of the hero’s very soul.

[by way of the Literary Saloon] I like the statue of the woman reading, but some of the other stuff?