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Japanese Artist Cuts Hundreds of Butterflies Out of Books and Sets them Aflutter on Room Walls

by , 04/30/11
filed under: Art



eco-design, sustainable design, green design, eco-art, green art, butterflies, Eiji Watanabe, illustrated field guides, Japan, art installation, green art

We’ve been privvy to some pretty amazing art on Inhabitat, including this toothpick rendition of San Francisco. What many of these pieces have in common is the extraordinary patience associated with their development. Watanabe cut out hundreds of butterflies of varying sizes to create a colorful, vibrant, and altogether curious effect. We think his installation creates far more butterfly appeal than some stinking field guide!

+ Eiji Watanable

Via This is Colossal

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