“Paper is a noble material,” says Aurel Rubbish, a former electronic musician and graffiti artist. For the past four years, this 33-year-old Frenchman has dedicated himself to the delicate art of paper-cutting. Inspired by street art, tattoo design and the American Pop Surrealism movement, Rubbish carves intricate, lacy designs with little more than a knife, some gold-leaf, glue and of course, paper. His cut-ups vary from meters-high to pocket-sized.
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