Kansas City Public Library Community Bookshelf

Trompe L'oeil 8 August 2013 0 Comments

Community Bookshelf - Kansas City Public Library #1

The Kansas City Public Library decided to do something interesting with their parking garage.  In 2004, they transformed an otherwise unattractive parking structure into an artistic landmark in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.  Now known as the Community Bookshelf, this mural resembles 22 giant books arranged as if they were lined up on a bookshelf.  The […]

Shelf Life by James Hopkins

Composite,Skull 7 August 2012 0 Comments

Shelf Life by James Hopkins

British artist James Hopkins transforms everyday items into sophisticated illusions.  His work below, titled “Shelf Life”, was created in 2006 for a private collection.  Does the bookshelf resemble something else? To learn more about James Hopkins and view more of his works, please visit JamesHopkinsWorks.com.