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Paper Show: A Group Exhibition Highlights 14 Artists Exploring the Vast Potential of Paper

 Art #birds #paper #piñatas #portraits #sculpture June 22, 2022 Grace Ebert Julia Ibbini. All images courtesy of Heron Arts, shared with permission One of the most reliable communication materials for centuries, paper historically has served as a vessel, a container for notes or the foundation of an artwork. An upcoming group exhibition at Heron …

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Vegetation and Hybrid Figures Entwine in Winnie Truong’s Mythical Collaged Drawings

 Art #collage #drawing #hair #paper #plants June 10, 2022 Grace Ebert “Mothercraft” (2022), drawing and cut paper collage on panel, 20 x 16 inches. All images © Winnie Truong, courtesy of VIVIANEART, shared with permission Canadian artist Winnie Truong recontextualizes the sleek, piecey qualities of human hair in her cut-paper collages. Constructed in layers …

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Daily Newspapers by Myriam Dion Unfold into Meticulously Woven Narratives

 Art #collage #narrative #newspapers #paper June 8, 2022 Grace Ebert “Des collines arborées sont ravagées par le Dixie Fire en Californie, Le Monde, 28 août 2021” (2021), collage of newspaper and Japanese paper cut with precision knife (x-acto), paper weaving, paper folding, drawing, gold leaf, 41 x 26 inches. All images © Myriam Dion, …

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Layers of Intricately Cut Paper Evoke Strength and Vulnerability in Christine Kim’s Elegant Collages

 Art #collage #flowers #paper #portraits June 2, 2022 Kate Mothes “By Heart” (2022). All images © Christine Kim, shared with permission In intricately cut collages by Ontario-based artist Christine Kim, flowers, foliage, and crown-like adornments encompass anonymous portraits. Painted floral motifs on carefully torn pieces of paper paired with slats of wood appear like …

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Paper Constructions Confine Skeletons to Uncanny Spaces in Jason Limon’s Paintings

 Art #acrylic #anatomy #painting #paper #skeleton #skulls May 26, 2022 Grace Ebert “Cramped” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches. All images © Jason Limon, shared with permission San Antonio-based artist Jason Limon (previously) conjures paper sculptures of 18th Century-style gowns, organs, and hollowed skulls with acrylic paint. The uncanny structures trap his …

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Wildflowers, Trees, and Quaint Cabins Spring From Su Blackwell’s Book Sculptures

 Art #books #flowers #narrative #paper #sculpture May 19, 2022 Grace Ebert “Nature in Britain” (2012). Photo by Jaron James. All images © Su Blackwell, shared with permission The enchanting, imaginative narratives usually bound between the covers of a book burst from the page in the sculptures of Su Blackwell. Often sourcing materials from secondhand …

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A Collection of Paper Sculptures Studies the Wild Diversity of 88 Different Bat Species

 Craft #animals #bats #paper #sculpture April 12, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Guardabosques, shared with permission Evoking the biological illustrations of Ernst Haeckel (previously) and photographic portraits of Merlin Tuttle, an ongoing project explores the incredible diversity of bats through geometric paper sculptures. Juan Nicolás Elizalde, who is half of the creative team …

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Elaborately Layered Gardens by Ebony G. Patterson Hide Haunting Messages Within Dazzling Displays

 Art #birds #butterflies #fabric #flowers #installation #mixed media #paper March 10, 2022 Grace Ebert “when the land is in plumage…” (2020), glitter, glue, beads, plaster, conch shells, gold leaf, porcelain, paint, trimmings, jewelry, embellishments, fabric, jacquard tapestry, and paraffin wax, 9 x 16. 4 x 10.3 feet. All images courtesy of moniquemeloche, shared with …

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Geometric Patterns Form DIY Animal Sculptures Designed by Paperwolf

 Craft Design #animals #DIY #paper March 7, 2022 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Paperwolf, shared with permission Wolfram Kampffmeyer (previously) crafts vibrant, geometric snakes and jaguars that appear to plunge from the wall. The German designer has spent the better part of a decade prototyping digital renderings of polygon sculptures and taxidermy-style busts …

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Rich Linework in Black Ink Composes Meditative Mounds and Ridges in Lee Hyun-Joung’s Paintings

 Art #ink #painting #paper March 4, 2022 Grace Ebert “Chemin,” 150 x 90 x 4 centimeters. All images courtesy of Galerie Sept, shared with permission Artist Lee Hyun-Joung likens her meditative renderings to pathways that prompt the eye to travel along each line. Working with Korean ink and traditional pigments on handmade Hanji paper, …

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