Today, virtual reality technology involves putting on some sort of headset that can transform the world around you, from creating an immersive experience out of the Mona Lisa to seeing wilderness from the perspective of wildlife animals. But did you know there were similar experiences in the 19th century that could transport you across the world?
Using just a single sheet of white paper, Parth Kothekar can create mesmerizing works of art.
Japanese artist Ayumi Shibata creates delicate vistas in glass vessels.
Sweden-based artist Cecilia Levy fashions old book pages into delicate sculptures you can hold in your hand. Using wheat starch paste and a paper maché technique, she layers pieces of paper together, creating carefully modeled objects like teacups, plates, and spoons. Originally a graphic designer and bookbinder, Levy brings her knowledge and love of books into her sculptural projects.
As the war in Ukraine continues, many refugees have had to flee their home country and find safety elsewhere.
Origami artist Chris Conrad folded a complex angel figure without the help of scissors or glue.
For centuries, cultures have come up with creative ways to artistically approach, adopt, and adapt the paper craft. While many of these practices, including Korean Hanji, can be individually traced to specific countries of origin, most—including papier–mâché, a French-sounding craft that was actually conceived in ancient China—boast colorful histories that span cultures, countries, and even continents. One popular practice that has left a particularly extensive paper trail across the globe is origami, the art of paper folding.
For many, learning how to draw a portrait is one of the most challenging endeavors.
Paper artist Eugenia Zoloto has her livelihood tied to making art.
In the wake of the ongoing war in Ukraine, artists from around the world feel compelled to help the citizens of the embattled country. Pioneering paper quilling artist Yulia Brodskaya has recently launched a fundraiser to support the charities working in Ukraine. To do so, she’s auctioning off one of her incredible paper art pieces.
Look closely at the work of Patrick Cabral and you will find endlessly thoughtful details.
When we think of birds, we usually imagine them mid-flight or in motion.