Painstakingly beautiful papercut art by Elena Mir

Chad Bennett Contributor

By Chad Bennett in New Art on Tuesday 8 October 2013

Valencia-based artist Elena Mir created these stunning papercut installations between 2009 and 2013. She has methodically created 3D geometric shapes using only paper, building the work layer by layer. This cool time-lapse clip shows how Elena’s work is brought to fruition. Her work will feature at Only Paper, an exhibition that showcases the possibilities of […]

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Painstakingly cut paper dioramas that live inside tins

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By Danielle Buerli in New Art on Wednesday 11 September 2013

More often than not, I buy things for the tin. Candy? Maybe. Candy in a tin? Yes. Jim Doran can also join that club, I would assume. His paper dioramas are painstakingly cut and glued into everything from Altoids to anchovie tins.

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Calvin Nicholls: paper sculptures with amazing detail

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By Mel Baxter in New Art on Tuesday 15 January 2013

I dub thee, Paper Master! I can’t really comprehend the amount of focus and patience it must take to complete one of Calvin Nicholls’ paper sculptures. Each piece is as incredible as the next, some taking up to four years to complete.

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Intricate paper sculptures by Mia Pearlman

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Monday 26 November 2012

Mia Pearlman is a Brooklyn-based artist who creates intricate paper sculptures and installations. She draws her designs in India ink on large rolls of paper, and then she cuts out sections of the paper into detailed areas of positive and negative space. All of her paper installations are site-specific, and her work is imposible to duplicate.

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Intricate paper-cut art by Hanna Kozlowski-Slone

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Thursday 19 July 2012

Hanna Kozlowski-Slone is an artist based in Greenville, South Carolina. I recently saw her series, Between Spaces, Holes, and Absences, on display at Anderson University. Her expressive portraits overlay decorative paper-cut motives, and each intricate detail tells a fragmented story of the past.

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Rob Ryan

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By Kate Barnett in New Art on Tuesday 18 March 2008

London-based Robert Ryan works with a form of art I wish I had the patience for — papercutting. He applies his emotive and fantastical art to a variety of applications, from screenprints and textiles, to ceramics and lazercutting.

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