Ave Maria Grotto by Brother Joseph Zoettl

Ave Maria Grotto by Brother Joseph Zoettl

Located on the grounds of the St. Bernard Abbey in the small town of Cullman, AL, the Ave Maria Grotto is an installation of over 125 miniature buildings, mostly Catholic cathedrals and monasteries, with a few secular structures [like the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Alamo].
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Map Sculptures by Matthew Picton

London 1666 by Matthew Picton

London 1666 by Matthew Picton

Plenty of artists use books in their work or create maps as their practice. London-born, Oregon-based Matthew Picton has found a way to do both by using books and other textual materials that reference a city in a moment in time. Above, London 1666 is constructed out of book covers for The Plague Years by Daniel Defoe.
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