While there is quite a bit of beautiful and inspiring book carving art and paper art, the work of Su Blackwell has a particularly rich and endearing quality. Delicate carved detail, selected ink texture, diorama-like assemblage, and lighting combine to make pieces that suggest miniature, self-contained worlds.
A full-scale apartment made entirely in carton, complete with a lived-in look, as created by Don Lucho with recycled material found on the streets.
By the pass of Exacto knives, tweezers, glue and other tools, vintage books are cut up and re-constructed as self-framed pieces offering a dimensional collage of their illustrated guts. Credit: Julia Feld
Quirky, colorful and geometric papercut illustrations, by Jared Andrew Schorr.