Posts Tagged "paper art"

Guy Laramee: Carving Books into Landscape Sculptures

Guy Laramee turns books into remarkably detailed, textured landscapes. Unlike some of the book art I’ve seen (I’m primarily familiar with Brian Dettmer’s work), these pieces don’t play off of the books’ content. Instead, it’s the physicality of the books that seem to count more. The book as object oftentimes dissolves into a miniature landscape that makes you forget you were looking at a book to begin with.

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A Giant Origami Crane in Logan Square

I was up early this morning, running a few errands before the start of the day. As I was driving down Logan Boulevard, a flash of white caught my eye: an enormous, origami crane sitting quietly in someone’s yard. I made a mental note to stop by on my way home, but an hour or so later on my return… had forgotten all about it. Later on in the day, I decided to trek over there on foot to take a few photos.

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Going West – A Book Brought to Life

A pretty amazing stop-motion animation based on the opening pages of Going West, by Maurice Gee. Made by Andersen M Studio, there are some pretty impressive moments (my favorite is of the identitcal houses, self-forming). Sadly, I wish I could track down the text, as it was a little hard to make out at points. Thanks to Gretchen for the…

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100 Examples of Extraordinary Paper Art

Check out this great list of 100 Examples of Extraordinary Paper Art over on Webdesigner Depot. Pictured above is a piece by Peter Callesen. One of the artist mentioned is Jen Stark, whose work with colored paper I really dig. I got to see some of her work up close, when it was here in Chicago at Heaven Gallery. Another…

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