• Spiked Sculptures by Matthew Shlian Create Angular Geometry from Folded Paper

    25 days ago - By Colossal

    “Unholy 103”
    Paper engineer Matthew Shlian combines intricate geometric tessellations with exact folds and creases to form bas-relief sculptures. Shlian has been crafting his paper artworks for several years. In recent sculptures the artist has introduced a vibrant color palette that strays dramatically from his traditional black and white works. Recent works include warm and cool tones, in addition to gouache washes that add texture and variation to his smooth paper surfaces.
    In a statement on his website, Shlian explains, “My process is extremely varied from piece to piece. Often I start...
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