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by paper artist Joel Cooper

Artist Joel Cooper folds simple sheets of paper into striking origami masks and tessellated shapes. His remarkable three-dimensional constructions showcase complex geometries and abstract formations, even though each is made from a single sheet of paper

Lisa Nilsson Quilling Art

Medicinal Art

Anatomical Cross-Sections Made with Quilled Paper For her Tissue Series, artist Lisa Nilsson constructs anatomical cross sections of the human body using rolled pieces of Japanese mulberry paper, a technique known as quilling or paper filigree.

VICTOR MOSCOSO is one of the central figures of 1960s counterculture underground…

VICTOR MOSCOSO is one of the central figures of counterculture underground art revolution. Born 1936 in Oleiros Spain, Moscoso is an .

nouveau 2 by origami joel, via Flickr

Unlike most origami artists, Joel Cooper does not make adorable origami animals—instead, he creates mesmerizing geometric shapes.

Japanese artist Yuko Nishimura reworks single sheets of handmade paper into abstract, contoured works of art in her series labeled as Relief. She employs the paper folding techniques used in origami to transform the special Japanese paper known as kyokushi into mesmerizing geometric patterns.

Hypnotizing Origami Mandalas Formed Using Single Paper

Japanese artist Yuko Nishimura employs special paper folding techniques used in origami to create these mesmerizing, two-dimensional geometric patterns.

Panacea Plus, detail - made from spines and fragments of Self Help books scavenged from  a local recycling center.

Panacea Plus, detail by Lisa Kokin (book art made from spines and other parts of self-help books)

Another take on deconstructing books and creating a different kind of art from them. I never know what I think about this "desecration" - but am fascinated by the results.

Artist Francisca Prieto turns old catalogs, books, maps, and other printed materials into works of art. She folds each page using origami techniques, then joins together the folded pieces.

http://www.levackphotography.com/  Gorgeous photography!

http://www.levackphotography.com/ Gorgeous photography!

Argentinian artist Tomas Saraceno was trained as an architect, and works with chemists, engineers, and astrophysicists (for starters) to create his beautiful sculptures, many of which are created from elastic cords and acrylic glass.

Argentinian artist Tomas Saraceno was trained as an architect, and works with chemists, engineers, and astrophysicists (for starters) to create his beautiful sculptures, many of which are created from elastic cords and acrylic glass.

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