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?

Jeff Grim
Jeff Grim has been a reader all of his life. He has had a particular interest in military history, any war at any time. His fascination with military history has brought him to an interest in historical fiction where the history comes alive with fictitious heroes and villains. Recently, Jeff has become interested in historical mysteries set in various time periods.