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It's been a while since we have posted about our friends over at Shotopop, and since I'm a huge cartoon fan I couldn't resist adding this layered gem to the site. The London and New York based crew was invited by their friends over at WIZZ Design to create a plagiarized artwork for their exhibition, PLAGIAT.
They decided to go with a medium they have used previously, paper. Since they also shared the same affinity for cartoons, they created an amazing mashup of all of their favorites as a layered paper relief. They've got the Power Puff Girls, Fin and Jake from Adventure Time, and Aku from Samurai Jack just to name a few. And of course this colorful masterpiece is bursting to the brim with energy.Energetic Papercraft Cartoon Mashup Amazingness by Shotopop seen first on Strictlypaper
Technicolor Fragments Depict Human Figures in an Ambiguous State Between Construction and Deconstruction
February 24th - April 1st, 2017
Derrick Adams is a multidisciplinary New York-based artist whose work destabilizes the cultural understanding of urban and identity politics through performance, collage, sculpture and installation. His practice focuses on the fragmentation and manipulation of structure and surface, exploring self image and forward projection. His ongoing collage series, "Deconstruction Worker," is motivated by architectural vocabulary. Influenced by the exploration of the urban dweller, Adams implements geometric constructions of human figures in an ambiguous state between construction and deconstruction. This series will be on display at the Rhona Hoffman Gallery through April 1st, 2017 in Chicago.Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting Exhibition seen first on Strictlypaper
Meticulously handcrafted using small pieces of U.S. one dollar bills, New York based artist Mark Wagner’s currency collages reconfigure the familiar green-and-black-printed paper into fantastical garden scenes, strange creatures and US politicians past and present. In addition to showcasing the uncanny precision for which Wagner is known, the collaged illustrations express poignant criticism of our addiction to money.Meticulously Handcrafted Political Currency Collages by Mark Wagner seen first on on Strictlypaper
If you are looking a video that will completely soothe you after a stressful day, 'Diffusion Choir' is just the one you are looking for. It showcases a kinetic sculpture commissioned by Biomed Realty for its building at 650 East Kendall Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sosolimited partnered with Plebian Design and Hypersonic to design, program, and fabricate this unique paper installation. The sculpture itself celebrates the organic beauty of collaboration by visualizing the movements of an invisible flock of birds. 400 folding elements comprised of Tyvek form a hanging volume in the sunlit atrium. Each element can independently open and close, controlled by custom software running a flocking algorithm.
New York based artist Ryan Sarah Murphy creates abstract, sculptural collages using found and collected cardboard and book covers, which are then recycled and transformed into contemporary works of art. Though these abstract paper reliefs appear to be painted, however they are completely altered as is. Ryan Sarah's artistic practice generates from a wholly intuitive place, prompted by the materials that come and go freely within her day-to-day experience. As a compulsively overlooked throw-away, the artist is rather interested in the way the simple, abundant and inherently impermanent materials can be structured into quiet surfaces that convey both formation and dilapidation simultaneously. Her work is currently on display at the Odetta Gallery in London through December 18th, 2016, in a series entitled Bauhaus babies, alongside Richard Bottwin and Sylvia Schwartz. The exhibition, curated by artist Ellen Hackl Fagan, aims to focus on the special interest given to contemporary painting, glyphs, music, Color Field, Buddha Mind, Minimalism, playfulness and encyclopedic obsessiveness.Abstract Contemporary Collage Reliefs Constructed from Found Cardboard seen first on on Strictlypaper
Makerie Studio, well known for their inspiring works that go well beyond the depths of our individually unique imaginations, have teamed up again with Director André Gidoin to create a wonderfully surreal world of paper wonder in this animation, taking place high above the clouds.
In an every day scenario of receiving mail, it can become fairly common to automatically discard an envelope, and in most cases only seek to review the contents within. For Stephen Sollins this, however, would not be the case. He has taken paper envelopes that would otherwise be stacked high at trash sites and has instead recycled and transformed them into lovely traditional quilts that use geometric forms as patterns.
Utilizing various recycled phone books, newspapers, books, and magazines as his medium, New York-based artist Long-Bin Chen is able to transform them into remarkable sculptures. If you were to take a step back, upon first glance you would think these sculptures to be made of stone, but upon closer inspection the vary detailing, sometime a series of books with different colors, add the grain and texture that make it otherwise. Most of the work is carved from locally printed material into figures of warriors, buddhas and even of Mount Rushmore. He has also done shows in the past in which he aims to encourage communication about consumption, waste, and the pre-digital era of bound books.
Lisa Nilsson is an amazingly talented New York-based artist whose work has a wide range of artwork, but more specifically has these that pieces are Quilled Paper Anatomical Sculptures, where quilling is the rolling of paper to produce larger works. A couple of other artists who do an amazing job in this realm of paper art are Yulia Brodskaya and Anant Nanvare.
"Creatives Make New York City" is a celebration of craft, process and the creative community. Writers, designers, art directors, illustrators, musicians, glass-blowers, wood-burners and the like will be gathering November 15th from 6pm-8pm at SapientNitro, 40 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038 to celebrate the people and creative that make this city great. Developed in support of Behance Portfolio Review Night, the actual set piece was handmade to bring together the community to share and inspire.