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Origami: How the Ancient Art of Paper Folding Evolved Over Time and Continues to Inspire

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Many contemporary origami artists continue to create works inspired by age-old techniques. Some, like Gonzalo Garcia Calvo and Mademoiselle Maurice, do not employ adhesives or cuts in their work, while others, like Cristian Marianciuc have creatively reinterpreted the practice through strategic snips. Scroll down to see some of Marianciuc’s surreal interpretations.

No matter the method, however, it is clear that origami’s rich history has shaped the paper-cutting craft into the elegant yet accessible art form it is today.

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