Paper – Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut

Jess from Black Dog Publishing contacted me earlier this week to let me know about a new book called Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut by Hatori Koshiro – which features a number of the artists that I've previously featured here, including Mia Pearlman, Rob Ryan, and Peter Callesen, along with many other paper artists.  And just based on a few of the photos I've seen so far, it looks like the author has assembled a beautiful collection of paper artwork, from papercuts to installations to illustrations:


Here's the book description from the publisher: Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut shines a light on the beautiful world of paper in art, fashion and design. From the traditional art of origami and paper cutting through to contemporary experiments in conceptual paper installations and modular folding, Paper celebrates one of the world’s oldest and most widely used materials in all its visual glory.

Paper profiles over 50 artists and designers who work with the medium, from the vast sculpted installations of Mia Pearlman and the delicate paper incisions of Noriko Ambe, to the light-hearted illustrations of Robert Ryan and the forward-thinking furniture design of Tokujin Yoshioka. The book also charts the history of the material and its role as an art form, from the process of its manufacture in Ancient China to the most recent technological advances.

Black Dog Publishing has generously offered a 40% discount for Oh So Beautiful Paper readers wishing to purchase a copy of Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut – just e-mail Jess by clicking here or at jess (at) blackdogonline (dot) com with "Oh So Beautiful Paper Offer" in the subject line.  Thanks Jess!
{photos courtesy of Black Dog Publishing}