Thursday, October 14, 2010

Mark Langan - Corrugated Paper Art

I keep a long list of potential blog post topics... it never fails to amaze me how many wonderful paper related sites there are and people I'd love to showcase. Today's featured artist, Mark Langan of Ohio, has been on my radar for quite some time. His work is pretty darn incredible, so let's take a look.


Since 2004, Mark has been reusing ordinary cardboard, otherwise destined for the recycling bin, to make beautifully effective wall decor.

He uses nothing more than corrugated boxes, non-toxic glue, a razor knife, cutting edge, and mat. Needless to say, plenty of artistic talent is also required.


Here he's recreated Edvard Munch's Scream with fine detail.


It's no surprise Mark's work is sought after by companies that play a role in packaging, cardboard and paper manufacturing, as well as recycling and green industries.


His work is placed in lobbies and boardrooms, and sometimes he recreates company logos in cardboard.


Take a moment to visit Mark's art galleries - there are many fascinating works to see.

13 comments:

Melissa said...

Fantastic! And the level of detail is amazing.

КаРи said...

Wow, this is really amazing and so well realized!
Thank you Ann, for collecting and sharing such impressive works of talented creative people!

Maureen said...

Fabulous work!

Your blog has become one of my favorites.

SUGANTHI said...

Thanks for a great post Ann, I am amazed by his talented, his way of recycling and I love his celebration of corrugated art.

Cards by Cheryl said...

Absolutely amazing. I love it when items are used for something other than what they are intended for.

His talent shines through that is for sure.

Deb said...

This is just amazing! Wow... Of course, now I have a whole load of things I can't throw out now.... :)

Ann said...

Very impressive that he can create such fabulous works of art with such simple materials.

Сузана Илић said...

Absolutely incredible!
Suzana

Rachelle said...

This is absolutely amazing! He is SO the green artist of the year! Who would've thought that cardboard could look like that!

CraftyRichela said...

In addition to being completely amazed, I am thoroughly jealous! Simply incredible.

licia politis said...

Inspirational!! So much detail!!
Licia

zFi said...

I'm amazed too!!! How cool is that, we also recycle the cardboard o make cards :D

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