Beautifully Intricate Paper Cutouts Reveal a Whimsical Look at the Everyday World
India-based artist Vanshika Agarwala is self-taught in the intricate craft of paper cutting. Her beautiful, meticulously-constructed works are expertly created using an X-Acto knife to extract tiny shapes from large sheets of paper, revealing an enchanting view of the world. Patterns, flowers, and landscapes are produced with fanciful flourishes and an abstracted point of view. When light passes through them, they project dazzling silhouettes. Agarwala discovered the artistic medium only las...
Tokens of Depreciation
Japanese artist Mikiko Kumazawa creates surreal depictions of the destructive ways of nature in her pencil drawing series titled ‘Howl.’ Here, scary giants stand for uncontrollable forces of nature in a mournful remembrance of the Great East Japan Earthquake that struck on March 11th, 2011.