No, these aren't props from an upcoming Wes Anderson film. These mini paper structures are all part of Paperholm, a daily project by Scottish artist Charles Young. Constructed by hand with only watercolor paper, PVA glue, the occasional dressmaking pin, along with an eye for detail...
"It became a way of documenting the processes of gentrification and urban renewal...I’ll go to Flatbush Avenue and walk from Prospect Park out to the end, because that’s what Manhattan used to be" - Randy Hage — NYT
John Leland highlights the work of Randy Hage, who takes photographs of New York storefronts and then makes mixed-media, sculptural scale models of the storefronts he photographed. His work can be seen in the exhibition 'Fleeting Moments' currently on view at the Flower Pepper Gallery in...
New York-based artist Thomas Doyle has made a career of crafting minuscule models of houses [...] and uprooting (sometimes literally) a handful of them via apocalyptic chaos. Sometimes, wrap around porches of butter yellow farmhouses fall into sinkholes and blue country homes get caught by tornados. — curbed.com
Many of his works—which, one could probably say are depictions of the fragility of the American dream—are on display next month at the Ronchini Gallery in London, as part of the space's Dream No Small Dreams series [...].
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