Friday, July 15, 2011

Andrea Russo - Paper Sculpture

Andrea Russo is a young artist who creates beautifully folded and shaped paper sculptures in Naples, Italy. It was difficult to choose just one photo for this Fab Friday feature, but since we're at the height of beach season here in Delaware, this gem titled The Great Wave off Kanagawa seems most appropriate.

神奈川沖浪裏 - The Great Wave off Kanagawa

The original Great Wave that inspired him is a highly-regarded woodblock print from the early 19th century by Japanese artist, Katsushika Hokusai.

There is much to see on Andrea's Flickr stream... origami tessellations, chiaroscuro (light and dark contrasting folds), lamps, figures, and more.

7 comments:

  1. Fabulous! Such amazing talent!

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  2. Another awesome feature! I recognize the Hokusai inspiration, too.

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  3. I think his a he..
    And if I may add, he is one of the most innovative and brilliant origami designer!

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  4. I love your site and all the wonderful paper art. How generous of Alyson to want to share her extra books thank you.

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  5. What a talented artist! I enjoyed so much going through her Flickr pictures! Thank you for sharing, Ann!

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  6. Wow! That would look awesome in my Nightmare Before Christmas collection display.

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