charles clary
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feb 23, 2010

charles clary

‘terr-a-diddle formation #17’

charles clary is an emerging american artist who specializes in creating relief sculptures using layers of hand cut paper. clary’s work is tactile and colourful and extremely intricate. each piece is composed of multiple layers of paper that are stacked on top of each other to pop out from the wall or move inwards. most of clary’s pieces take the form of canvases mounted on the wall. these canvases are cut into revealing the layers beneath them. these layers are intricately cut and inspired by natural and organic forms like bacteria or topographic formations. here is collection of new work by clary, prepared for an upcoming show exhibit in march.

‘terr-a-didldle formation #23’

‘terr-a-diddle formation #4 ‘ (detail)

‘codastic excavation movement #3’

‘microbial diddlet movement #2’

‘codastic excavation movement #2’

‘codastic excavation movement #1’

‘microbail diddlet movement #3’

‘microbial diddlet movement #2’ (detail)

  • these topographic layers and forms are excellent.
    the negative spaces which form the original topographic objects, can form the exterior boundary as well.I imagine these objects in different scales for different functions.perfect.

    Arash Dailami says:
  • beautiful

    VZ says:
  • Indicative (if not derivative) of the paper cutting obsession of late, which has been recognized in publications dealing with the subject over the past few years, and culminated in the show SLASH at MAD in New York City. These works are not new or impressive by standards already set in that field.

    Snidely Whiplash says:
  • Wonderful, compliments to the artist! Giacomo

    Giacomo Cornelio says:
  • Good Artistic work but not appealing the heart.

    Ms. Mehnaz Imran says:

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