Origami – the ancient Japanese art, which many of us are familiar with in childhood, folding a small paper box, cranes or sailing ships. However, for some, it is and will remain a memory of the past, for others it will become a lifelong endeavor. Centuries -old artistic tradition of supporting and developing modern masters, expanding common ideas about what you can create from paper. Meet these 11 talented artists and their amazing work, origami raised to a duly higher level.
Like many of us, Sipho Mabon learned about origami as a child, one of the folded pieces of paper airplanes. Since then, the urge to create this paper figure has never left. Mabon completely devoted himself to his art, and today he is recognized as one of the most talented and promising artists in the world of origami. Whether Swiss artist creates with South African Roots life-size animal figures or installs banknotes affecting social issues, he always intrigues viewers and prompts him to reflect.
When Robert Lang was a laser physicist, but at a certain stage of life decided to leave work and devote themselves to origami, which until then was just a hobby for him. His outstanding ability and love of art have made him one of the most respected artists in their fields. In the work of Lang uses mathematical laws, so that he gets complex and elegant work. Learn more about drawing ideas.
His artist skills try to use for practical purposes. Thus, Robert Leng developed airbag folding scheme for one of the German companies and participated in the creation of a space telescope at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. With the help of it it is possible to put a large lens on a small rocket so that he was able to turn around in space without causing his wrinkles and marks.
Croatian mathematician and programmer Goran Kondzhevod adds a surprisingly graceful layered sculpture to the origami technique since 2005. His creation of irregular shapes look original because of their abstract form. Such an unusual sculpture master produces, using the natural tension on paper.
ERIC AT MARTIN DEMEYN
Artist and mathematician Martin Demeyn and his son Eric are known for their incredibly lush origami folded structures. Masters skillfully manipulate the paper, folding it into a vortex-type curved shape that looks like “feel alive”.
In addition to co-creating with his father, Eric Demeyn, who received the academic rank of professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, explores the possibility of using Origami in architecture, robotics and molecular biology.
HOANG TIEN CHIETI
Vietnamese artist Hoang Tien Chieti prefers an extremely difficult technique of origami – wet folding. In his works he uses water, which makes heavy paper more flexible and allows you to fold a rounded shape. The result of hard work masters are incredibly realistic animal figures.
Jeanine Moseley received her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, refers to non -traditional art materials – the card. The most famous of his work was Menger-mathematical fractal was created by dividing all the cubes face 9 squares and subsequently removing the middle part of each, and on the faces of more small cubes. Its manufacture required 11 years of work and 66,000 business cards. In the future, the artists completed another three-dimensional fractal, named “Snowflake Moseley”.
Origami Dzhanga Dina famous for their perfect lines and elegant appearance. Smooth curves sculpture Vietnamese masters resembling a sea wave, and a white paper, which he often uses in his work, creating an exciting and at the same time calming images that can attract any audience.
Biria Lauper is relatively new compared to other recognized Origami gurus. The artist is only 21 years old, but he has already achieved outstanding success. Inspired by the works of Tom Hull and other great masters, Lauper in college began to produce original designs and models made of paper, most of which were built connected to each other geometric shapes.
Contemporary artist installers often use origami power to achieve amazing results. Application found ancient art and miss Maurice. His street installation of the French artist creates a set of simple origami.
In 2016, Mademoiselle Maurice held a series of seminars at the AIN psychotherapeutic center, during which patients and health care workers assisted her in producing paper figures. Subsequently, they become a decoration in the chapel.
Designer Dzheki Simons uses origami to create massive immersive installations. His creations, usually consist of a number of repetitive elements and look amazing. If the artist creates a wave of 2,500 boxes and 5,000 fish hangs on Chinese New Year, it remains an unsurpassed master on paper who can stun and amaze.
For his installation “Devotion” Dzheyms Roper produced 10,000 colorful origami technique colors. Manchester has inspired the artist for a long painstaking work of Japanese legend, according to which it is necessary to lay down their 1000 cranes to make a wish come true. Dzheyms Roper turned colored paper sheets into lily for three years, showing truly extraordinary devotion to art.