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Folding Paper : The Infinite Possibilities of Origami - Meher McArthur

Folding Paper

The Infinite Possibilities of Origami


Published: 27th August 2013
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Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami Art features the works of 43 leading origami artists from around the world. Among them are many of the best-known names in the origami world today: Brian Chan, Tomoko Fuse, Eric Joisel, Daniel Kwan, Michael LaFosse, Robert Lang, Linda Mihara, Jeannine Mosely, Nicolas Terry and Akira Yoshizawa.

About the Author

Dr. Robert J. Lang has studied origami for more than forty years. He is recognized as one of the world's leading masters of the art--and one of the pioneers of the marriage of origami with mathematics and science. Lang authored or coauthored thirteen books and lectures widely on origami and its applications.

Meher McArthur is a freelance Asian art curator, author, and educator. Her publications include Reading Buddhist Art: An Illustrated Guide to Buddhist Signs and Symbols; The Arts of Asia: Materials, Techniques, Styles; An ABC of What Art Can Be; and Confucius: A Throneless King. She lives with her family in Los Angeles.
International Arts and Artists was established in 1995. The non-profit organization has become one of the largest providers of fine art exhibitions in the world, presenting 450 exhibitions at more than 300 museums, galleries and cultural institutions in 49 states and 6 foreign countries.



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    From simple paper animals to the most inspiring abstract shapes, this book opens up the possibilities of origami.

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    "Origami isn't just child's play. It is a respected contemporary art form and an inspiration to scientists and engineers. Heck, the principles of origami were applied in the development of airbags for cars. "Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami" (Tuttle) by Meher McArthur, a curator of Asian art, and Robert J. Lang, a physicist turned origami artist, presents dozens of photographs of dazzling creations. The artworks run the gamut from representational (a dinosaur) to geometric (a spiked rhombic) and abstract. "Folding Paper" is a primer on the premier artists and the influence of this very old art form in modern research and design labs." --The Boston Globe

    ISBN: 9780804843386
    ISBN-10: 0804843384
    Series: No
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 96
    Published: 27th August 2013
    Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.91
    Weight (kg): 0.68