paper art by jen stark
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jan 15, 2011
paper art by jen stark

‘sunken sediment’, 2010 (detail) | hand-cut paper & foam core, light | 31” x 42” x 38”
all images courtesy of jen stark




american artist jen stark creates three-dimensional pieces which take paper to a whole new level of sculpture. in works such as ‘sunken sediment’, stark takes construction or acid-free colored paper and intricately cuts each sheet with an X-acto knife, layering the paper into a topographical landscape of color and bold shapes. other works such as ‘centrifugal’ or ‘the highest point’ see overlapping paper spiraling into a kaleidoscopic effect of color, mesmerizing the viewer and drawing them into the work.

‘sunken sediment’, 2010
31” x 42” x 38”
hand-cut paper & foam core, light

‘the highest point’, 2010
36” x 27” x 2.5”
acid-free colored and metallic paper on wood

‘centrifugal’, 2010
hand-cut paper on wood backing
40” x 31” x 5”

‘twirling spectrum’, 2010
hand-cut cardstock paper
12” x 12”

‘tunnel vision’, 2009
acrylic paint, wood, motor, mirrors, light
20” x 25” x 25”

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