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Famous Paintings Recreated Using Wood Wrapped in Colorful Newsprint

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Wood Wrapped in Colorful Newsprint paper painting mosaics

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Wood Wrapped in Colorful Newsprint paper painting mosaics

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Wood Wrapped in Colorful Newsprint paper painting mosaics

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Wood Wrapped in Colorful Newsprint paper painting mosaics

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Wood Wrapped in Colorful Newsprint paper painting mosaics

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Wood Wrapped in Colorful Newsprint paper painting mosaics

Korean artist Lee Kyu-Hak creates beautiful mixed-media paintings (mosaics?) by wrapping small wooden wedges with colored newsprint that mimic the brushstrokes of famous artists. Lee’s artworks appear mostly to be reinterpretations of pieces by Vincent van Gogh, but I think I see a few original compositions as well. See much more over at Yesong gallery.

Paper Bag Trees by Yuken Teruya

Paper Bag Trees by Yuken Teruya trees paper

Paper Bag Trees by Yuken Teruya trees paper

Paper Bag Trees by Yuken Teruya trees paper

Paper Bag Trees by Yuken Teruya trees paper

Paper Bag Trees by Yuken Teruya trees paper

As part of a new group exhibition at David B. Smith Gallery in Denver, artist Yuken Teruya created these two wonderfully intricate trees cut from the humble paper of a McDonald’s carryout bag. Teruya has frequently demonstrated that even the most mundane paper materials can be used to create extraordinary art including his work with toilet paper rolls, newspapers, and currency. You can stop by David B. Smith through September 1st to these pieces and new work by Colossal favorite Jason Thielke.

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

This summer French paper artist Mademoiselle Maurice (previously) took her unique style of urban origami installation to the streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam where she created some of the pieces shown here. To be clear, the hexagonal pieces above were created in Paris just prior to her trip to Asia which you can learn more about (plus see many more photos) on her website.

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden paper

Australian paper artist Lisa Rodden cuts, slices, and folds thick layers of white paper on top of acrylic painting that is occasionally accompanied with text. The small geometric cuts reveal windows of paint creating a strikingly precise interplay of color and shadow. You can see many more examples in her paper gallery, and if you’re in Sydney you can stop by Art2Muse gallery from August 8-21 to see it in person. (via yellowtrace)

Paper Bird Anatomy

Paper Bird Anatomy sculpture paper birds anatomy

Paper Bird Anatomy sculpture paper birds anatomy

Paper Bird Anatomy sculpture paper birds anatomy

Paper Bird Anatomy sculpture paper birds anatomy

I just posted about the paper birds and animals of Diana Beltran Herrera a few weeks ago, but these new bird anatomy sculptures made with cut paper and vinyl film deserve some special attention. See more over on Flickr.

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Torn Magazine Scraps

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Torn Magazine Scraps paper painting collage

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Torn Magazine Scraps paper painting collage

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Torn Magazine Scraps paper painting collage

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Torn Magazine Scraps paper painting collage

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Torn Magazine Scraps paper painting collage

Famous Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Torn Magazine Scraps paper painting collage

Brazilian-born Brooklyn-based artist Vik Muniz (previously) has a number of new works on display at Galerie Xippas in Paris as part of his Pictures of Magazine 2 series. The nine pieces are recreations of famous paintings by Van Gogh, Manet, Cézanne and other artists using cut and torn fragments from popular magazines. I’ve seen a number of works similar to these where multiple components of trash or other objects are organized to create works by old masters, but Muniz seems to take things a step further into another level of perfection and detail. Muniz was also just in Rio where he completed a massive trash installation depicting Guanabara Bay. (via ARTchipel)

New Paper Birds and Wildlife by Diana Beltran Herrera

New Paper Birds and Wildlife by Diana Beltran Herrera sculpture paper birds animals

New Paper Birds and Wildlife by Diana Beltran Herrera sculpture paper birds animals

New Paper Birds and Wildlife by Diana Beltran Herrera sculpture paper birds animals

New Paper Birds and Wildlife by Diana Beltran Herrera sculpture paper birds animals

New Paper Birds and Wildlife by Diana Beltran Herrera sculpture paper birds animals

New Paper Birds and Wildlife by Diana Beltran Herrera sculpture paper birds animals

New Paper Birds and Wildlife by Diana Beltran Herrera sculpture paper birds animals

When I first spotted the work of Diana Beltran Herrera (previously) last year she had published less than half a dozen or so images of her crisp, colorful paper birds. Her work with paper-craft animals has branched out considerably since as she cranks out new sculptures almost daily which you can explore in her bird and animal galleries.

Quilled Paper Anatomy by Sarah Yakawonis

Quilled Paper Anatomy by Sarah Yakawonis quilling paper anatomy

Quilled Paper Anatomy by Sarah Yakawonis quilling paper anatomy

Quilled Paper Anatomy by Sarah Yakawonis quilling paper anatomy

Quilled Paper Anatomy by Sarah Yakawonis quilling paper anatomy

Quilled Paper Anatomy by Sarah Yakawonis quilling paper anatomy

Quilled Paper Anatomy by Sarah Yakawonis quilling paper anatomy

Quilled Paper Anatomy by Sarah Yakawonis quilling paper anatomy

I’m really enjoying these quilled paper anatomy pieces by artist Sarah Yakawonis. Like so many great artists featured here on Colossal it’s immediately apparent when looking at these sculptures that Yakawonis possesses a patience unlike anything I can comprehend. You can see more of her work (and buy prints) over on Etsy and Society6. If you liked this, also check out the work of Lisa Nilsson. (via all things paper)

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