• Textured Paper Sculptures by Zai Divecha Emphasize Shadow and Light

    4 monthes ago - By Colossal

    “Draco” (2019), paper, wood, LEDs, 40 x 72 x 3 inches. All images © Zai Divecha
    San Francisco-based artist Zai Divecha fashions countless pleats, creases, and flaps for her monochromatic paper sculptures. From geometric tessellations to flat sheets with dozens of rounded cuts and points, Divecha's pieces accentuate the relationships between light and shadow and natural and manufactured elements.
    Her inspiration is wide-ranging and includes “bathroom tiles, clouds, storm drains, the ‘skeletons' of dead cactuses, peeling bark, raindrops on a car window, rock formations, ornate screens in...
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