Featured Artist: Richard Sweeney

Art & Design

Plenty of artwork is amazing when you think of artists using different media and materials to make their creations, but there’s something about using just paper as a medium that just impresses the heck out of us. Enjoying the delicate, physics-defying pieces by paper artist Richard Sweeney.

Aren’t just a lovely, winter-y feeling thing to look at right now? From his website: “A series of sculptures and photographic works produced using hand-pleated paper. Pleating gives structure to the sheet, while allowing flexibility, thus the pleated sheet can be bent and tensed into a variety of configurations, and alterations to the folding pattern result in the discovery of new forms.” More here.

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