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100 Extraordinary Examples of Paper Art

By Walter Apai Posted May. 26, 2009 Reading time: Less than a minute

Paper art can be traced back to Japan, where it originated over a thousand years ago.

From complex paper cutting to book carving, this is an ever expanding area of design that is hardly talked about.

These intricate paper designs grace museums and exauhibitions throughout the world and is becoming yet another exciting medium of expression for many designers.

Some of the artists featured here use simple materials, such as A4 printing papeel, while others resort to unexpected materials, such as actual books, as their prime materials.

In this article, we’ll take a look at 13 remarkable artists and showcase their truly amazing pieces of paper art.

 

Peter Callesen

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Jen Stark

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Simon Schubert

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Brian Dettmer: Book Sculptures

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Sher Christopher

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Elsa Mora

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Yulia Brodskaya

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Su Blackwell

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Richard Sweeney

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Jolis Paons

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Bovey Lee

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Bert Simons

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Ingrid Siliakus

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What do you think of these designs and which ones are your favorites? Please leave your comments below…

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