I found these gorgeous and ingenious “book sculptures” by Alexander Korzer-Robinson.
I also read this in the Artist’s Statement portion of the website:
I make book sculptures / cut books by working through a book, page by page, cutting around some of the illustrations while removing others. The images seen in the finished work, are left standing in their original place.
Page by page – WOW right? That’s a lot of patience, seriously. And look at the outcome – who wouldn’t love these precious pieces?
There’s also the Box Constructions: