Insanely delicate paper art by Maude White

These shockingly intricate and beautiful pieces are by artist, Maude White. She creates them with, what can only be, a very sharp X-Acto knife, leaving incredibly delicate lines of paper. In a statement on her website, she say: “When I cut paper, I feel as if I am peeling back the outer, superficial layer of our vision to reveal the secret space beneath. With paper cutting there are so many opportunities to create negative space that tells its own story. Letting the observer become present in the piece allows him or her to look through it. I like the idea of the stark contrast between the black and white paper, and the cut nature of the work makes my art more three-dimensional than paint on canvas.” Really inspiring work!

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Comments

  1. Gordon Johnson Says: January 4, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    Today I stumbled across your incredible artwork. I have never seen anything like it. Absolutely beautiful.

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