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Paper Cutting Book: Contemporary Artists, Timeless Craft

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This book showcases 26 contemporary artists whose innovative and meticulous creations are breathing new life into the centuries-old craft of paper cutting. From Su Blackwell's fairy tale forests to Mia Pearlman's swirling tempests, the works compiled here are nothing short of extraordinary. If your paper cutting repertoire stops at dolls or snowflakes (or coupons), prepare to be amazed.
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There's a renaissance underway in the art form of cut paper, with an explosion of raw talent and an abundance of amazing work produced in the medium in recent years. This gorgeous volume features work from 26 contemporary international artists who are creating images of astonishing intricacy, using little more than paper and blade. Featuring a host of new discoveries and including art by such stars as Nikki McClure, Rob Ryan, and Thomas Allen, as well as a number of emerging practitioners, Paper Cutting is sure to engage art buffs and indie crafters alike. An in-depth introduction by paper art expert Natalie Avella illuminates the rich history of the centuries-old form, and a whimsical preface by beloved artist Rob Ryan rounds out this delightful collection.

About the Author

Rob Ryan is a visual artist specializing in paper cutting. He lives in London.

Natalie Avella is an art and design writer and author of numerous books who lives in London.

Laura Heyenga is an editor at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She lives in Berkeley, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811874526
Subtitle:
Contemporary Artists, Timeless Craft
Author:
Heyenga, Laura
Author:
Ryan, Rob
Author:
Avella, Natalie
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Subject:
Crafts-Paper Craft
Subject:
Papercrafts
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20110511
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 x 0.75 in 1.45 lb
Age Level:
from 18 up to 99

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This book showcases 26 contemporary artists whose innovative and meticulous creations are breathing new life into the centuries-old craft of paper cutting. From Su Blackwell's fairy tale forests to Mia Pearlman's swirling tempests, the works compiled here are nothing short of extraordinary. If your paper cutting repertoire stops at dolls or snowflakes (or coupons), prepare to be amazed.

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