Codex Seraphinianus


An extraordinary and surreal art book, this edition has been redesigned by the author and includes new illustrations. Ever since the Codex Seraphinianus was first published in 1981, the book has been recognized as one of the strangest and most beautiful art books ever made. This visual encyclopedia of an unknown world written in an unknown language has fueled much debate over its meaning. Written for the information age and addressing the import of coding and decoding in genetics, literary cr…

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The strangest book on Earth(r/interestingasfuck)

The album forgot to mention why is was created.

The artist remembered being a little kid, before knowing how to read, and wanted to recreate the feeling of looking at an encyclopedia for the first time. Seeing all of the pictures and charts and diagrams, knowing they mean something but not what that something is.

Edit: You can get the book here. It’s hardcover, and also an art piece, so don’t be too surprised by the price.

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Luigi Serafini

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