Gallery: Artist David Adey assembles found images and magazine clipping...

 
At first glance, David Adey's found paper pieces are visually stunning. Arranged like mandalas, each tiny piece of paper is pinned delicately to the board in an exact, calculated position. Looking closer, the pictures of the individual elements begin to reveal themselves as hundreds of human body parts, lasercut to form hearts and figures. Using vintage magazines and images pulled from Google, Adey hunts for the exact hues and shapes to craft his wildly intricate patterns. Resembling naturalist cabinets filled with dessicated butterflies, pieces of people become almost scientific curiosities carefully placed in pleasing arrangements.

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