Gallery: Artist Carlos Amorales Covers Entire Rooms with Thousands of B...

 
Carlos Amorales has a thing for moths. Over the past five years, Amorales produced thousands of life-size paper cutouts of moths and covered the walls of several major museums and galleries around the world with them as part of his Black Cloud installation. For the exhibit, Amorales replicated 36 different types of moths, which were then hand glued to the walls of the space. The are at once elegant and captivating, and the contrast of thousands of black moths on white walls is striking. But because of their color, they also have a somewhat threatening, ominous quality.

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