paper in a gallery

After looking at this, I definitely need to make a trip to NYC before April:

Slash: Paper Under The Knife

Slash is a show at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City until April 4th.  If you’re in the area, it seems pretty neat and highly recommended.

Here’s a blurb from the website:

Slash: Paper Under the Knife takes the pulse of the international art world’s renewed interest in paper as a creative medium and source of artistic inspiration, examining the remarkably diverse use of paper in a range of art forms. Slash is the third exhibition in MAD’s Materials and Process series, which examines the renaissance of traditional handcraft materials and techniques in contemporary art and design. The exhibition surveys unusual paper treatments, including works that are burned, torn, cut by lasers, and shredded. A section of the exhibition will focus on artists who modify books to transform them into sculpture, while another will highlight the use of cut paper for film and video animations.


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