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An Astronaut Steers an Elaborately Constructed Paper Spaceship in a Window Display by Zim & Zou

 Craft #advertising #astronauts #paper #sculpture #space December 10, 2021 Grace Ebert Images © Nacása & Partners Inc., courtesy of Hermès Japon and Zim & Zou Equipped with joysticks and panels of gauges and knobs, an intricately constructed spaceship built by Zim & Zou (previously) navigates through a starry expanse of whimsical planets and alien …

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In States of Ruin, Architectural Sculptures by Peter Callesen Spring from a Single Sheet of Paper

 Art #architecture #paper #sculpture November 24, 2021 Grace Ebert Detail of “Human Ruin.” All images © Peter Callesen, shared with permission Towering over cut-out voids are artist Peter Callesen’s sculptures of existing architectural ruins and stately edifices. Constructed with a single sheet of white paper, the miniature buildings appear to surface from their original …

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Exquisitely Cut Paper Sculptures by Rogan Brown Highlight the Effects of Coral Bleaching

 Art #climate crisis #coral #paper #sculpture November 4, 2021 Grace Ebert Detail of “Ghost Coral.” All images © Rogan Brown, shared with permission “The coral reef is a microcosm of a macrocosm,” says paper artist Rogan Brown. “What is happening to the reefs today will ultimately happen to the planet tomorrow unless action is …

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A Massive Notebook-Style Calendar Shows 2022 at a Glance

 Design #calendars #paper October 27, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Yearcalendar, shared with permission The designer team at the wildly popular Yearcalendar evokes the fresh start of a blank notebook with its oversized 2022-at-a-glance. Uniquely organized to display the months in long columns, the wall planner is complete with an A4 page’s ubiquitous …

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12,000 Sheets of Wrinkled Rice Paper Drape Around a Monumental Installation by Zhu Jinshi

 Art #bamboo #installation #paper #sculpture October 15, 2021 Grace Ebert “Boat” (2015), Xuan (rice) paper, bamboo, cotton threads, 18 x 7 meters. All images courtesy of the artist and Pearl Lam Galleries, shared with permission More than 12,000 sheets of delicate Xuan paper form the ruffled exterior of Zhu Jinshi’s suspended “Boat” sculpture. The …

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An Origami Knight Equipped with a Sword and Shield Materializes from a Single Sheet of Paper

 Craft #origami #paper #video September 23, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Juho Könkkölä, shared with permission Earlier this year, Finnish artist Juho Könkkölä folded an incredibly elaborate samurai from a single sheet of paper, and now he’s crafted another intricate warrior of his own design. Standing 18 centimeters tall, the sword- and shield-toting …

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Elaborately Constructed Figures by ‘People Too’ Create a Cast of Quintessential Characters in Paper

 Craft #paper #people #sculptures September 9, 2021 Grace Ebert “Nitro.” All images © People Too, shared with permission If you ran into Nitro, Lotto, Sully, or the rest of their troupe on the street, it’d be easy enough to imagine their respective personalities and lifestyles: Nitro is the lax skateboarder who’s always in some …

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Sprawling Paper-Pulp Mobiles by Yuko Nishikawa Suspend Whimsically Colored Pods in the Air

 Art #installation #paper August 31, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Yuko Nishikawa, shared with permission Hanging from the ceiling like candy-colored droplets, the paper-pulp mobiles by Yuko Nishikawa turn a stark gallery into a whimsical dreamscape. The Brooklyn-based artist fashions wide, sloping vessels and punctured rings from recycled packages, old diaries, sketches, and …

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Clever Paper Cutouts by Paperboyo Transform Architecture and Landmarks into Amusing Scenes

 Craft Photography #architecture #cities #collage #humor #paper #silhouettes August 4, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Paperboyo, shared with permission Rich McCor (aka Paperboyo) has a way of imagining the potential for quirkiness and whimsy in existing architecture. Using tourist attractions, landmarks, and urban settings as his backdrops, the Brighton-based artist and photographer (previously) …

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Interlocking Lines of Text Spring from Stephen Doyle’s Poetic Book Sculptures

 Art #books #language #paper #sculpture July 6, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Stephen Doyle, shared with permission Stephen Doyle describes his interconnected book sculptures as “miniature monuments, testaments to the power of language and metaphors of imagination.” Featuring angled scaffolding and interlocking constructions that appear to grow directly from the bound pages, the …

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