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Paper sculpture -- books to portraits
artist's books cutting each page to open it - Google Search
Altered Book Art carved into faces.
Paper Art Sculptures by HALE AKYIL
I find this creepy. “Written Portraits” - Created by the artist Souverein for The Van Wantern Etcetera agency's advertising campaign - autobiographical books in the shape of the author’s face (Louis Van Gaal, Anne Frank, Vincent Van Gogh and Kader Abdolah.
book sculpture, faces
Love the textures of this piece. Sarah Morpeth
Untitled (Figure 1) by Richard Sweeney, Pleated watercolour paper. Dimensions (mm): 430x190x130 April 2013, via Flickr
Paper sculpture- I would love to make something like this out of metal for the back yard sculpture garden
I'm always torn when I see these. On the one hand they are amazing, on the other hand I can't condone book abuse......
"A gift in support of libraries, books, words, ideas..... (& against their exit)." Paper sculpture left anonymously in the National Library of Scotland
Paper Sculptures as Art - Richard Sweeney (GALLERY)
These beautiful paper sculptures are by artist, Anna-Wili Highfield
~~Tara Donovan ~ textural sculpture by Jennifer Brook~~
book sculpture, I think it cool how the mad art by folding and manipulating pages of a book.
Flamma Crispata - XXX IV MMVIII by AndreaRusso, via Flickr