By: La Fosse, Michael,Jackson, Paul,Hatori, Koshiro,Cornelius, V'Ann
Hatje Cantz Publishers: 2005-09-15
Seller ID: M3775716289Z3
A small square of paper measuring six by six inches is the unprepossessing starting point for origami, the nearly 2,000-year-old Japanese art of paper folding. From this modest material beginning, the origami master creates objects of fascinating intricacy and beauty--flying cranes and hopping frogs, complex geometric shapes and fruit forms--following the unwritten rule of never using scissors or glue. The ancient craft of origami came into a new stage of its long life in the 1990s as renowned galleries and museums began collecting the medium, gradually elevating it to the status of contempora... View More...