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Matt Shlian considers himself a “paper engineer,” and in addition to studying the material’s attributes on a nano-level, crafts and creates these beautiful works experimenting with light, balance and form. “Researchers see paper engineering as a metaphor for scientific principals;” says Shlian on his website, “I see their inquiry as a basis for artistic inspiration.” The magic of Shlian’s paper sculptures is as much in the finished result as in the process; every snip and fold is a meditation of sorts, paying reverance to the material, its kinetic energy, and its infinite potential. The results, which call to mind the latest work of Tofer Chin, aren’t so shabby either.
May 08 14 @ 10:00 AMCharles James: Beyond Fashion
May 17 14 @ 10:00 AMInternational Contemporary Furniture Fair 2014
Nov 15 13 @ 10:00 AMHello my name is Paul Smith
Oct 16 13 @ 11:00 AMPAD London: A dialogue between Rick Owens & Michelangelo Pistoletto
Oct 13 13 @ 10:00 AMMike Kelley's exhibition at Moma PS1
Sep 28 13 @ 10:00 AMAzzedine Alaia Exhibition in Paris
Sep 21 13 @ 10:00 AMNY Art Book Fair
Sep 12 13 @ 6:00 AMElad Lassry's Opening Reception
Sep 07 13 @ 6:00 AMThe 17th Dumbo Art Festival
Aug 17 13 @ 6:00 AMStreet Food Cinema Screening of "Skyfall"