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Our next artist I have upon a couple of occasions had the pleasure to see his work in person and I have to say that these pictures don’t do his work justice. From far away each picture feels to be exactly what it is depicted from, a photograph. Upon moving closer you realize that it IS paper and then the shock and awe ensues.
Thomas Witte, a Brooklyn based paper artist, captures the everyday world we see through the lens of a camera and transforms them into large scale photographs made from cut out pieces of paper.
Brooklyn-based artist Meg Hitchcock creates these astounding swirled illustrative pieces by weaving together parts of religious texts letter by letter, which then create the words of other holy books.
Distortions of the Past; Collaborations for the Future is a series by Vancouver-based artist Randy Grskovic of geometric collages of old photographs. The project consists of the artist’s response to found photographs and the distorting of memories captured within.
Grskovic says, “I make some stylistic cuts depending on the mood that the image projects to me, which is essentially a projection of myself onto the image. It’s an anonymous collaboration. The document is now skewed. The memory has changed and so has the document. The photograph as well as any other document is never an accurate depiction of truth.”,/p> Continue reading
For his first solo show at The Loft Art Lower Parel in Mumbai in Feb 2012, indian paper artist Sachin Tekade deconstructed architecture and patterns created as a consequence of seismic activity. Flowing patterns and dynamic blasts characterize the works in this series. Continue reading
Famille Summerbelle is a beautiful shop based out of both the UK and France by Simon Summerscales and Julie Marabelle. One of their latest out of the many beautiful creations found in their shop, is this detailed paper cut map from created from their recent trip to San Francisco.
David A. Reeves is a photographer and designer, who has been making miniature staged vignettes made from cut paper silhouettes. The images have been layered to create an incredible depth of field. He has included references to martial arts, a western, Batman and even some zombie scenes!
Air Tattoo is a collection of wearable art pieces designed by Logical Art for decorating body and clothes. Each wearer would have a delicate and original drawing designed by Logical Art. Just recently they were funded on Kickstarter to put them in production. Stay tuned for updated information on where to purchase so you can add a little pizzazz to your wardrobe.
Kris Trappeniers is a stencil artist from Belgium whose work is comprised of detailed large-scale portraits made with only the use of a scalpel and single sheet of paper. He first composes his pieces by starting with a loosely drawn portrait of his subject in pencil or pen. They are then cut by hand with an x-acto knife and later spray painted to produce what is shown here.
Nerhol is the collaborative work of Yoshihisa Tanaka and Ryuta Iida, who come from backgrounds in graphic design and fine art respectively, in an effort to deepen the concepts behind their art and experiment in opening up new possibilities for artistic expression.