From the school of artists that believes you can make something newly beautiful out of something old and discarded, conceptual artist Federico Uribe released a collection of work made from old books. The realistic animal paper sculptures were recently on display at New York City’s art on paper.
Estudio Guardabosques is a multidisciplinary design studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, founded by Caro Silvero and Juan Elizalde. Together, they’ve created some remarkable craft pieces made entirely of paper. Though paper sculpting is quite common, they duo’s skills and creativity surpass many.
Japanese craftsman who goes by Uhu02 takes paper sculpting to the next level. Creating sci-fi ships using just paper, the level of detail from exterior to interior easily outshine any resin models that can be purchased at a store. An X-Wing, TIE interceptor, Viper MK2, 2001’s Orion and ATAT are just some of the ships he’s created.
The ancient art of origami is given its due in a planned exhibition of 80 different artists at New York’s Cooper Union. Curated by Uyen Nguyen, Surface to Structure will feature 120 pieces and include work from five different continents.
Li Hongbo’s creative spark was ignited early on in his life. Growing up in China, he was fascinated with the flexible nature of paper through the paper toys he played with and the paper lanterns around him.