You Won’t Believe the Hidden Message Within This Colorful, Paper-scape

Whimsical and playful, Li Hongbo’s latest art installation would be the last place you would expect to see a gun but they’re there in plain sight. The rainbow-colored crepe paper used by the Beijing-based paper sculptor are in the shape of a firearm but no one is the wiser when the paper is stretched out to create the colorful paper-scapes. Entitled “Irons for the Ages, Flowers for the Day,” Hongbo turns weapons that could kill into a fragile and positive image thus creating an effective paradoxical and thought-provoking sculpture. The large-scale exhibition is showing at the SCAD Museum of Art through January 2016.

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