- Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -

Lisa Nilsson Constructs Intricate Anatomical Studies From Rolled Japanese Paper

Posted By Helen Morgan On February 4, 2012 @ 9:15 am In Art,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery | No Comments

Lisa Nilsson, tissue series, paper art, green art, anatomy paper sculptures, cross-section art, japanese mulberry paper art [1]

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 [2]

Images courtesy of Lisa Nilsson

Article printed from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com

URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/lisa-nilsson-constructs-intricate-anatomical-studies-from-rolled-japanese-paper/

URLs in this post:

[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/lisa-nilsson-constructs-intricate-anatomical-studies-from-rolled-japanese-paper/lisa-nilsson-tissue-series-4/

[2] + Lisa Nilsson: http://lisanilssonart.com/

Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.