These Paper Sculptures Disappear When Viewed From A Certain Angle

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4:00 pm 7 Dec, 2015

Korean artist Ho Yoon Shin‘s unusual paper sculptures work on the life philosophy that is “it’s all a matter of perspective”.   This technique is what enables the sculptures to appear solid from one angle and ’empty’ from another.

The art appear solid or disappears – it all depends on the angle from which you look.

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The artworks are made from thin hand-cut strips of paper, which are then glued together using urethane-coated paper joints, in order to reinforce the fragile structure.

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His main influences include religion and politics, as well as the society he lives in.

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The artist very strongly portrays the message of the emptiness and the lack of essence in today’s society through his art.


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It may be difficult to link portraits to complex social and political movements, but art can link them together.

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The philosophy of Buddhism is also a source of inspiration for Shin.  paper-sculptures5

 

The concept behind Shin’s art is actually deeper and based on the philosophy of void and emptiness.

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