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


‘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”

Tunnel Vision Inside View from Jen Stark on Vimeo.

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