On Paper

On Paper

[new Paper Art]

Book - 2001
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Paper is one of the most versatile of all media. Whether folded, cut, or molded as pulp, its role need not be restricted to that of support for other media. However, until the mid-twentieth century such techniques as papier mache and origami were accorded the status of little more than curiosities, certainly not to be regarded as vehicles for serious creative endeavor. Attitudes changed after artists of the standing of Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque began to explore the nature of paper, taking it from the flatness of collage toward the three-dimensionality of sculpture. Over the last fifty years, a growing number of practitioners from disciplines as diverse as textiles, ceramics, sculpture, painting, and design have used paper as their principal material. On Paper explores the development of paper as a medium of expression, combining personal recollection with historical overview, and comprehensively illustrated with a whole range of the different creative uses to which paper has been put byartists from all over the world.
Publisher: London : Merrell in association with the Crafts Council ; New York : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. through St. Martin's Press, 2001
ISBN: 9781858941455
1858941458
Branch Call Number: 745.54 THOMAS
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm

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