Thursday, December 6, 2012

Scotland's Mystery Artist Strikes Again!

Do you remember the story from last year - the anonymous book artist who caused an international sensation by leaving gorgeous, ethereal book art pieces in libraries around Scotland? The artist's mission was to show support for libraries and reading.  Here's one of the works:
via NPR
(See them all in this NPR story from last year.)

Well, the artist has returned! To celebrate Scotland's Book Week, 5 new works popped up, accompanied by treasure-hunt-style clues. As the clue was released each day, the race was on to find the artwork. The location -  and the piece itself -  inspired each day by 5 classics of Scottish literature.

In these two images, details from the sculpture of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. See the gallery of all five new sculptures here.

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