Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 27, 2014
One of the things we love about paper cut works, especially the works of Bovey Lee, is the amount of time and precision it takes to complete just one cut. As Bovey puts it, "I create layered and dramatic stories referencing my life experiences, response to headline news, and concerns for urban and environmental issues."
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 19, 2014
Using a single sheet of paper, Japanese artist Nahoko Kojima intricately cuts sculptures of animals and textures. While some are encased in acrylic sheets, others are installed in three-dimensions. She is currently hard at work on a life-sized swimming polar bear constructed from a single sheet of white Washi paper. The artwork, titled Byaku, will be on display at the Jerwood Space in London beginning next month. Watch a video after the jump!
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
We see it, we don't know how he did it, but apparently, origami aritst Sipho Mabona has created a life-sized origami elephant from ONE sheet of paper? How you say? First, it took a "dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the work is now on display in the museum KKLB in Beromünster, Switzerland."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Virginia-based artist Eric Standley utilized laser cutting tecniques to create these intricate and ultra-thin paper sculptures that are based on Gothic, Greek, and Islamic techniques. Standley is an Associate Professor of Studio Art at Virigina Tech. According to the artist, 'he holds allegiance to a faith of his own construction, which is reinvented on a dialy bases.'
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 27, 2014
Klein Sun Gallery is delighted to announce the inauguration of our new space with Li Hongbo’s first solo exhibition in the United States, Tools of Study. With what appears to be impeccable recreations of carved porcelain masterpieces, the sculptures are in fact entirely comprised of thousands of layers of paper. Li Hongbo's stunning, stretchable, paper sculptures, inspired by both traditional folk art and his time as a student learning to sculpt, challenge our perceptions. The video is incredible...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
As an artist working with paper and an engineer, Matt Shlian's work is rooted in print media, book arts and commercial design. He uses his engineering skills to create kinetic sculptures which lead to collaborations with scientists. Working on the nanoscale, Matt translates paper structures to micro folds. Beginning with a system of folding, the artists finds that at a particular moment the material takes over.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 28, 2013
We just cannot look away from Christian Tagliavini's stunning series, 'Cartes', an artful take on playing cards using models clad in his paper fashions and decorative accessories.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 12, 2013
We are enjoying these vibrant, detailed paper art pieces by London-based Lobulo Design. Lobulo's subjects range from Mr. T and Lady Gaga to anatomical dissections of frogs.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 01, 2013
Using wood and paper, Brooklyn-based long time collaborators Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen create large-scale installations that often resemble trees and forests, filling entire rooms with the twisted and crushed materials.