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June 2009

Book Review.

Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut is a wonderful new book that I was sooo happy to receive recently! Nothing makes me more excited than a new book about paper and this one is really special. 

Book cover copy

Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut focuses on all aspects of paper manipulation. The book covers a wide range of techniques including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, paper folding, cut-out, pop-up, and installation. 

11 copy

 

Paper is one of the world's oldest materials and still one of the most widely used and this book celebrates paper in all its glory, providing an analogue remedy to the digital world. Paper profiles over 50 artists and designers who work with the medium, including Robert Ryan and Rachel Whiteread

 

44 copy

 

Paper also offers a history of the material, from the ancient process of paper manufacture in Ancient China, to the most recent technological advances. From the traditional arts of origami, bookmaking, the humble paper aeroplane and paper plates to recent, groundbreaking product design Paper is a critical look at how paper is used today. 

 

33 copy 

 

Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut is an interactive, intelligent and comprehensive look at paper today.

 

22 copy

 

I highly recommend this book to you, you will love it in person!

 

Elsita :)

 

 


(And tomorrow, I have something nice to announce here in this blog, Yay!!!!)






Bird Return

Hello my friend!

This is the first piece of a group that I will be sharing with you in this blog, I am still taking pictures :)

They are all for my solo show at Couturier Gallery here in Los Angeles in Sept 2009. 

Is there any idea that comes to your mind about the meaning of this piece? I would love to hear what you think :)

1Imagen entera
 

 

3Cuerpo Bird copy

4Bird head copy

5Bird transparency copy

6Bird Girl head copy

7Transparency copy

8detail copy