The Art of Cutting
Tradition and New Techniques for Paper, Cardboard, Wood and Other Materials
ISBN10: 8415967152 ISBN13: 9788415967156 Publisher: Promopress Published: Apr 14 2015 Pages: 159 Weight: 1.62lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 9.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
The Art of Cutting is a stunning collection of artworks created using a variety of cutting techniques. The author explores traditional techniques that are still very much alive worldwide, and then analyses the current aspects of the art of cutting, in which different materials and technologies lead to new forms of artistic expression. This book presents a selection of artists who revisit and work with traditional techniques, as well as those who adopt contemporary approaches. From paper to ceramics, food design and architecture, The Art of Cutting offers a stunning and diverse universe that is waiting to be discovered. This exceptional research work takes us to distant worlds, and also stimulates our imagination. Jean-Charles Trebbi, an urban architect, designer, artist, and author is passionate by folding, cutting, and assembling in all its forms. He uses mostly paper, but also cardboard, textiles, and even wood and metal to create his own absolutely original artists books. The book includes cut-out models.