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Friday, August 20, 2010

Bodleian Libraries launches Oxford's Big Book public art installation

Members of the public are invited to write in 'The Big Book' public art installation in the Bodleian Library's Clarendon Quadrangle from 20th to 24th August. The installation will be launched at 12.30pm on Friday 20th August by Richard Ovenden, Associate Director and Keeper of Special Collections, Bodleian Libraries.The Big Book sculpture, created by Oxford artist Diana Bell, is 2.2m high and constructed out of wood with canvas pages. The sculpture is symbolic of the power of books and its title is 'Imagine'. Everyone is welcome to write on the canvas pages inside to create a unique book for Oxford

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