10 Amazing Sculptures Made From One Sheet of Paper


Thanks to Bored Panda we came across the work of Peter Callesen, an artist who creates amazingly intricate sculptures out of single sheets of paper. “It is probably the most common and consumed media used for carrying information today, but we rarely notice the actual materiality of the A4 paper,” he explains. “[It] is perhaps as close to nothing as you can get. Using this worthless material gives me as artist a greater freedom to deal with heavy subjects and to fill the paper with more dramatic stories.” Click through to check it out.

Looking back, 2006

Impenetrable Castle, 2005

Half Way Through, 2006

Snowballs (detail), 2005

White Hand, 2007

Eismeer, 2006

The Short Distance Between Time and Shadow, 2006

Little Erected Ruin, 2007

Down the River, 2005

Resurrection, 2008