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There is a renaissance underway within the paintings type of lower paper, with an explosion of uncooked expertise and an abundance of fantastic paintings produced within the medium in recent times. this beautiful quantity positive factors paintings from 26 modern foreign artists who're growing photographs of brilliant intricacy, utilizing little greater than paper and blade. that includes a bunch of latest discoveries and together with artwork through such stars as Nikki McClure, Rob Ryan, and Thomas Allen, in addition to a few rising practitioners, Paper Cutting is bound to interact paintings buffs and indie crafters alike. An in-depth advent by way of paper artwork specialist Natalie Avella illuminates the wealthy heritage of the centuries-old shape, and a fantastic preface by means of loved artist Rob Ryan rounds out this pleasant assortment.

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Lacking innovations, 2009, acid-free paper. lacking innovations, 2009, acid-free paper. growing to be girl, 2008, acid-free paper. Tree apartment, 2008, acid-free paper. lady with Magic Fruit, 2008, acid-free paper. chicken masks, 2008, acid-free paper. ARTIST BIOS Thomas Allen (American, 1963) is an artist, freelance illustrator, and gentleman farmer. He lives along with his spouse, daughter, and a number of yardbirds on a four. 5-acre farm in Southwest Michigan. (www. thomasallenonline. com) Born in Yokohama, Japan, Hina Aoyama (Japanese, 1970) has been making paper cuttings considering 2000 and indicates in France, Japan, and Switzerland. Her paintings has been incorporated in several solo and workforce exhibitions, together with a 2005 paper-cutting exhibit on the Tokyo Metropolitan paintings Museum; M. C. A. / Salon overseas du Monde de l. a. tradition et des Arts, Cannes-Azur, in 2006; Le salon des artistes contemporains at Honfleur, France, in 2007; and the Triennale foreign du papier on the Musée du can pay et Val de Charmey, Switzerland, in 2008. She has additionally got a number of awards, together with the Gold Medal on the Le Grand Prix foreign M. C. A. Cannes-Azur, in 2007, and primary prize on the Triennale overseas du papier in 2008. She presently lives and works in Ferney-Voltaire, France. (www. hinaaoyama. com) Born in Sheffield, England, Su Blackwell (British, 1975) acquired her BA in arts and layout from Bradford collage of Arts and layout, through an MA in textiles on the Royal collage of paintings, London. She has had solo exhibitions in Australia and the uk, and has participated in crew exhibitions within the usa in addition to the uk. She has performed commissions for lots of consumers, together with Harvey Nichols, and Beringer Vineyards, Publicis & Hal Riney, and Kate’s Paperie. In 2010, Blackwell will carry a residency on the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth, West Yorkshire, England. (www. sublackwell. co. united kingdom) Zoe Bradley (British, 1973) studied fash-ion layout at Middlesex college. After graduating in 1997, Bradley went directly to paintings with clothier Alexander McQueen. Her doily-punched showpieces for Spring /Summer 1999 have been iconic and her event at McQueen reaffirmed that her trademark will be awesome silhouettes. Bradley went directly to produce paper showpieces for Michiko Koshino and Liberty of London, which commissioned her to make a number of paper showpieces for his or her Christmas home windows in 2005. (www. zoebradley. com) Yulia Brodskaya (Russian, 1983) used to be born in Moscow. sooner than relocating to the uk in 2004, she labored commonly in fabric portray, origami, university, and conventional positive paintings practices. Following an MA in photograph conversation (University of Hertfordshire, 2006), she persevered to scan and discover methods of bringing jointly the issues she likes so much: typography, paper, and hugely unique, hand-crafted craft gadgets. She has speedily earned a world attractiveness for her cutting edge paper illustrations, and keeps to create superbly targeted paper designs for consumers everywhere in the international.

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