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Lisa Nilsson Constructs Intricate Anatomical Studies From Rolled Japanese Paper

by , 02/04/12
filed under: Art, gallery


Lisa Nilsson, tissue series, paper art, green art, anatomy paper sculptures, cross-section art, japanese mulberry paper art

Each section of paper is rolled on something small and cylindrical like a pin or a drill bit. They are then arranged together in a collection to construct the larger image. The Massachusetts-based artist even builds her own handmade wooden boxes (which fittingly resemble coffin-type structures) to frame the works.

These paper-made anatomical studies are a brilliant way of turning something considered gory into a beautiful work of art.

+ Lisa Nilsson

Images courtesy of Lisa Nilsson

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