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In States of Ruin, Architectural Sculptures by Peter Callesen Spring from a Single Sheet of Paper

14 days ago   |   By Colossal

Detail of “Human Ruin.” All images © Peter Callesen, shared with permission
Towering over cut-out voids are artist Peter Callesen 's sculptures of existing architectural ruins and stately edifices. Constructed with a single sheet of white paper, the miniature buildings appear to surface from their original flat piece into three-dimensional forms complete with crumbling facades and tipped columns. Each work juxtaposes the soft, fragile material with the sturdy subject matter and “is a reminder of what once was present and that even material like stone can change and break,” the artist says...
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