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Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut shines a light on the beautiful world of paper art, fashion and design. From the traditional art of origami and paper cutting through to contemporary experiments in conceptual paper installations and modular folding, Paper celebrates one of the worlds oldest and most widely used materials in all its visual glory, providing an analogue remedy to the digital world.

Paper profiles over fifty artists and designers who work with the medium, from the vast sculpted installations of Mia Pearlman and the delicate paper incisions of Noriko Ambe, to the light-hearted illustrations of Robert Ryan and the forward-thinking furniture design of Tokujin Yoshioka. Also included is an informative history of the material and its role as an art form, from the ancient process of paper manufacture in Ancient China to the most recent technological advances.

With a foreword by leading paper artist Richard Sweeney, and essays by origami expert Hatori Koshiro, Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut is an elegant and insightful look at the sumptuous world of paper today.

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Josef, April 12, 2011 (view all comments by Josef)
Inspirational! Exceptional! Awesome! Breathtaking!

Taking the disrespected and disregarded 'paper', that has been around for centuries, and creating Extraordinary museum quality ART! It is filled with many of those book moments that you Gasp with AWE! as you turn the pages.

This is what Art is all about. Taking a simple everyday object and elevating it to create Remarkable BEAUTY!
As a fellow paper sculptor, I am humbled at the Magic created with Paper!
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